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Inverness truck stop café reopens after kitchen fire

By Niall Harkiss

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An Inverness café has reopened after a kitchen appliance fire forced its temporary closure.

V8 Cafe locator. Picture: James Mackenzie.
V8 Cafe locator. Picture: James Mackenzie.

Café V8 on Henderson Road had been closed to customers while damage was cleared after a hot plate caught fire on Wednesday morning.

No one was injured in the incident.

The popular truck stop café reopened at 7am this morning, but has advised that they will be closed on January 15 and 16 to carry out essential repairs following the incident.


A statement shared on Facebook read: "Thank you to everyone for all your messages of concern and well wishes following our kitchen fire. It was contained and thankfully no one was injured. Massive thanks to the Scottish Fire & Rescue.

"We will be back open as normal Thursday January 11 from 7am. However, due to essential repairs being carried out we will be closed from January 15-16.

"Apologies again for the inconvenience caused and thank you all for your understanding."

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