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Fire and police in attendance at large fire in Daventry

March 12, 2018

More than 50 firefighters are in attendance at a warehouse fire in Daventry.

Fire crews were called the unit in Parsons Road, Drayton Fields Industrial Estate just before midnight on Sunday, March 11.

Currently crews from 10 fire engines plus two high reach appliances are battling the blaze.

The fire is contained to the warehouse and there are a number of road closures within the industrial estate while the emergency services attend the incident. 

Roads closures are in place at the junctions of Parsons Road and Nasmyth Road and Lamport Drive and Newnham Drive.

Other businesses on the industrial estate are not affected by the fire and can still be accessed by staff.

At this time there are not believed to be any casualties as a result of the fire.

People living and working nearby are advised to close windows as a precautionary measure while the fire is burning.

Firefighters expect to be at the scene throughout the night and well into Monday morning.

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