UPDATE, 4:45pm: O’Connell Street in Sligo town is open again after having been closed earlier this afternoon while firemen dealt with a blaze.
There was nobody injured and no serious damage caused in the fire that was confined to an office on the first floor over the Indulge Grill and Wine Bar.
2:30pm: O’Connell Street in Sligo Town is closed this afternoon.
Sligo Fire Service are currently at the scene of an incident where they have positioned a ladder to a window in the roof of the Indulge Grill and Wine Bar.
Diversions are in place along John’s Street and will remain in place for the next few hours at least.
There are no reports of injuries at this time.
Gardaí are asking motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area today and to plan their travel ahead of time.