A CLUB in York has been evacuated tonight due to a fire.

About 50 people were evacuated from York Railway Institute in Queen Street at about 8.20pm after reports of a small fire, believed to be in an office on the first floor.

One witness at the scene said he understood an office had filled with smoke, and the fire, believed to be very small, was possibly due to an electrical fault.

Two fire crews attended the scene, nobody was injured.