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Investigation launched after large fire in Goole

Investigations are taking place into a large fire which destroyed a disused building in Goole.

Smoke could be seen for several miles after the blaze broke out at the Old Shipyard on Saturday afternoon.

At the height of the incident dozens of firefighters were involved.

The building is now being demolished.

Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs, Dafydd Williams said:

The fire in the redundant building in the Shipyard in Old Goole is now out and the building has been demolished for safety reasons.

"We are very grateful to the sterling efforts of Humberside Fire and Rescue and ABP staff on site as well as local residents for the their patience and understanding whilst we managed this incident.

"We are assisting the Fire Service in determining the cause of the fire and at this stage we are not speculating as to its origins.”

– Dafydd Williams