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.

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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.

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.


Pictures show extent of fire at trading estate

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.

This picture was taken on Mill Lane last night, opposite the entrance to the trading estate Credit: Ela Le Galloudec
This picture was taken at 9:45 last night Credit: Emma Dagger


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