Police sealed off a Westbury trading estate earlier today after a suspicious item was spotted in Brook Lane. A Ministry of Defence bomb disposal team was called in and a 200m exclusion zone set up.
Officers identified the object as military ordnance and have removed it.
Delays of up to 40 minutes on First Great Western trains between Reading and Westbury due to signalling problem at Pewsey.
A Wiltshire MP, Andrew Murrison (Con, Wesbury), is writing to the rail minister urging him to electrify the main line as far as Westbury. It follows a consultants' report which said that line from London should only be upgraded as far as Bedwyn, two stops before.
First Great Western services between Westbury in Wiltshire and Reading have been suspended due to engineering works overrunning.
Wiltshire Police are treating a fire that gutted a scrapyard as suspicious. It broke out on the West Wilts Trading Estate in Westbury last night. A 200m cordon was put in place because of fears over gas cylinders stored on the site. Melksham CID would like to hear from anyone with information.
The police are also warning that disruption caused by the fire will continue over the next few days as the damage is dealt with.
The West Wiltshire Trading Estate in Westbury was cordoned off this morning amid fears that gas cylinders could explode in a fire. Dozens of cars were burnt out in the fire which started last night but continued through the early hours. The trading estate has since re-opened.
These images show smoke billowing from a large fire at the West Wilts Trading Estate in Westbury last. Firefighters are still tackling the fire and have set up a 200 metre exclusion zone.
There's restricted access to Engineers Road in Westbury with a 200 metre exclusion zone in place as crews are still tackling a fire at a scrapyard on the West Wilts Trading Estate. They say the presence of some cylinders has complicated the fire and it is likely to continue for most of the morning.
Crews are tackling a fire at a scrapyard on the West Wilts Trading Estate in Westbury. 30 firefighters are at the scene. People living nearby reported hearing a loud explosion but no people are reported to be involved.