ASOS restart orders after warehouse fire

Fashion retailer Asos have started taking orders online again after a fire caused the company to temporarily take their website offline. A criminal investigation is underway into the cause of the blaze at the warehouse near Barnsley.

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Asos issue statement on Barnsley warehouse fire

Asos have issued the following statement regarding the huge fire which has damaged their Barnsley warehouse leading to the company temporarily taking their internet shop offline.

"A fire broke out at our Barnsley Distribution Centre late on Friday night, June 20th. The site was attended by the fire service promptly and the fire was quickly brought under control. Our first and overriding concern is our people. We are very relieved that no one has been hurt. In order not to disappoint our customers we have temporarily stopped taking orders. When we have clarity on the situation, we will issue a further statement."

– Asos spokesperson

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