Fire on industrial estate in Corby now under control

Firefighters tackle fire at industrial estate in Corby

A fire which broke out on an industrial estate in Corby is now well under control.
Six fire appliances attended the fire at Guaranteed Asphalt in Princewood Road on the Earltrees industrial estate, shortly after 12.30pm today.
According to firefighters at the scene, the fire affected a small area in the middle of the site. The fire is now contained and under control. The firefighting operation is expected to be downscaled shortly.
Assistant Chief Fire Officer Shaun Hallam said: “There is now only a small amount of smoke coming from the fire and we are pleased to say the fire has been swiftly brought under control.
“The firefighters involved worked extremely hard to tackle this blaze, on what is believed to be the hottest day of the year, and I have to commend their efforts in taking control of and containing the fire in a relatively short space of time.”
A section of Princewood Road is currently still closed.

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