Huge industrial fire in Beverley treated as arson

  • Footage courtesy of Alex Hayes


A huge fire at an industrial premises in East Yorkshire is being treated as arson.

Several gas cylinders and a 4,000 litre fuel storage tank were involved in the blaze, which started around 4.30am on Saturday morning at a unit on the Swinemoor Industrial Estate in Beverley.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service sent six fire engines, a support unit providing extra water and a drone to help firefighters monitor the situation.

The fire was extinguished by 9am the same morning.

Humberside Police said the fire started after a vehicle was deliberately torched at a unit on Oldbeck Road.

The force is asking anyone with information or CCTV footage to contact them on 101.


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