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Crews currently tackling fire at Yate warehouse

Video credit: Jack Collins

Fire services are currently tackling a fire that has engulfed a warehouse used as a pet supply store at Yate industrial estate.

The warehouse has been evacuated and a cordon has been put in place as people in buildings nearby are being advised to keep away.

Fire crews from Yate, Kingswood, Temple and Thornbury fire stations are using jets and high pressure hose reels to extinguish the flames.

The electricity at properties in the area may temporarily be affected as a result.

Avon and Somerset Police are controlling traffic at the scene.

Firefighters battle building fire in Yeovil overnight

Credit: Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

Devon and Somerset firefighters were called to a fire at a derelict building on the A30 Sherborne Road Westbound at 2.20am this morning.

By 5am, seven fire engines along with two aerial ladder platforms, a water carrier, an incident command unit and a welfare appliance were used at the scene by several fire officers.

Credit: Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

The main workshop space in the building was well alight. Part of the building also collapsed.

The road remains partially blocked and there is now heavy traffic between Southville and Wyndham Street.

The incident is still ongoing.

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