Northampton: Fire crews at major fire at Network Rail depot

6/28/2022 11:04:00 PM

Fire crews attend major fire in Northampton

Fire crews attend major fire in Northampton

Police are asking motorists to avoid the area as firefighters tackle the blaze.

Firefighters are at the Network Rail storage depot in Far Cotton, NorthamptonA large fire has broken out at a Network Rail premises and police have asked the public to keep windows and doors shut.Northamptonshire Police and the county fire service are at the scene in Cotton End, Far Cotton, Northampton.

Video footage taken at about 18:50 BST shows the fire being tackled at the storage depot.The rail company said it believed the building, which dates to 1845, was empty.The fire service said thebut crews would remain throughout the night to dampen down.

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Northamptonshire Police and the county fire service are at the scene in Cotton End, Far Cotton, Northampton. Video footage taken at about 18:50 BST shows the fire being tackled at the storage depot. Some local road closures are in place. The rail company said it believed the building, which dates to 1845, was empty. Emergency services are at the scene. The fire service said the but crews would remain throughout the night to dampen down.” Motorists are being asked by police to avoid the Far Cotton area of Northampton. Image source, . There were 65 appointments to substantive or fixed-term roles and 108 leavers during the period, accounting for a turnover of 12.