Roads closed after fire at Scrapyard in Northampton

There's been a fire at a scrap yard in Northampton overnight, leaving some road closures in the St James' Mill area of the town.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service have also advised people living in the area to keep their windows and doors closed, to avoid any potential health risks.

St James' Mill Road is closed in both directions between Harvey Reeves Road and Millbrook Close.

Northamptonshire police say the closures are likely to stay in place for most of the morning.

The fire is now under control and people are also being asked to avoid the area if possible.

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