Police say scrapyard fire is "suspicious"

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.

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Dozens of cars were destroyed in the fire at the scrapyard in Westbury Credit: ITV West

The police are also warning that disruption caused by the fire will continue over the next few days as the damage is dealt with.

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Fire at Trading Estate

Crews are tackling a fire at a trading estate in Westbury and have set up a 200 metres exclusion zone because of the danger of cylinders at the site.