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Fire hits Northampton car workshop

Fire crews at the scene of a car workshop fire in Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Firefighters spent some of this afternoon tackling a fire at a car workshop in Northampton. Four crews were called to the garage on Ruskin Road in Kingsthorpe at about twenty past two. Some of the roads nearby were closed as the flames were brought under control. Nobody was injured and the cause of the fire is still unknown.

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CCTV image of man police trying to trace after Dunstable arson attack

The CCTV image of a man Bedfordshire Police want to trace following an arson attack in Dunstable. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with a fire in a Dunstable.

Offenders set fire to a garage block off Langdale Road at about 12.20pm on Sunday 26 July.

Police want to trace a man who was seen entering Tesco after the incident.

"We are keen to trace this man as we believe he could have important information about the fire.

"I would also appeal to the man directly to come forward to police."

– PC Allan McCarney, Bedfordshire Police

School open despite fire damage

A school in Milton Keynes is open today despite being damaged by fire. Credit: ITV Anglia.

A school in Milton Keynes is open today despite being damaged by fire.

The blaze began in some sheds at the back of Wavendon Gate Combined School at Gregories Drive in the early hours of Sunday morning.

It spread to the main building and the affected area has been sealed off.

Thames Valley Police say the cause of the fire is unknown.

Eleven fire crews at scene of factory blaze

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in a factory in Thetford.

Eleven fire crews are on the scene of a large blaze at a factory in Norfolk.

Emergency services were called to the site at Burrell Way in Thetford at about 3.50pm.

A 150m cordon has been put in place. Some roads have been closed and nearby businesses have been evacuated.

The fire is not affecting any residential properties at the moment.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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Dramatic pictures of Luton bus fire

A bus was badly damaged after catching fire on Marsh Road in Luton this morning. It started in the engine and took firefighters nearly half an hour to deal with. Thankfully no-one was injured in the incident. The cause is now being investigated.

ITV News Anglia viewer Geoffrey Greenfield filmed some of the incident.

See his pictures below

Blaze at pet food factory in Sudbury

Firefighters from Suffolk and Essex have been tackling a huge blaze at the Nestle Purina factory in Sudbury, Suffolk.

Location of fire in Sudbury, Suffolk Credit: ITV News, Anglia

Fire crews were called to the scene on Chilton Industrial Estate in Windham Road at about 10.15am this morning. Suffolk Fire and Rescue reported dealing with 'a serious fire involving several large tanks of animal fat close to an adjacent factory building'.

The fire has now largely been extinguished and crews are ensuring that any final hot spots are dealt with.

Firefighters continue to work closely with the Nestle staff on site to ensure the incident is brought to a close at the earliest opportunity. Firefighters are expected to be at the scene for several hours yet.

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