A command unit with fire chiefs has also been sent to the blaze.

A spokesperson confirmed that everybody had been safely accounted for and nobody was injured.

Ladders and hoses have been used to try and extinguish the fire, and twice firefighters have been forced to use breathing apparatus in order to get closer.

The incident is ongoing and the fire service are trying to save the building and rescue items from inside.

UPDATE: The fire service were still fighting the blaze well into Friday afternoon.

Arden's Grafton fire

Photo: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service