A bar and an auctioneer's office in Athlone, Co Westmeath, have been damaged by a fire.

A fire broke out in O'Neill's Bar and Finlay's Auctioneers in St Mary's Square at around 3pm

No one was injured in the fire and the area was sealed-off because of fears that the fire may spread.

Three units of the Fire Brigade and gardaí attended the scene.