WATCH: Mr Chips Southport Catches Fire July 8th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service at Mr Chips Popular Churchtown chippy Mr Chips caught fire this evening, Friday 8 July 2016. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to Mr Chips this evening following a 999 call at around 6.30pm. The flats above the chip shop had to be evacuated whilst fire fighters made the scene safe. Passers-by said they saw ‘loads of smoke’ billowing through the door and from above the shop. It’s lucky no one was seriously injured!” “The fire was caused due to problems with a fryer.” OTSNews.co.uk will have full update from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service very soon. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!