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Fire in kitchen shuts Torquay’s Riviera centre for a day

The Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay was closed for a day, 22 June, after an early morning fire in the main kitchen. One small event was affected. The conference centre management said assessments of the damage were underway and that the blaze had been detected at 5.40am. Nine fire crews attended the scene to tackle the fire. Marking manager Sarah James told CN: “The main concern is water damage in public areas caused by the sprinklers.