Major disaster was averted in the City early this afternoon after fire broke out in a three- storey building on Tudor Street.
There were no reports of injuries.
However, a store was damaged, mostly on the inside by the blaze, which occurred around 12:15 p.m.
The building houses several other businesses.
In all, nine fire officers, two tenders and one water tanker was put into action to battle the mid-afternoon blaze.