Large fire breaks out close to Next headquarters in Enderby, Leicestershire

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) were called to a large industrial fire in an area off Desford Road in Enderby, very close to the Next headquarters at around 11:45am today (22 March).

Large smoke plumes were visible from the carriageway of the M69 and surrounding areas.

LFRS say there was an initial attendance of 2 Appliances that was increased to 4 Appliances due to the scale of incident.

They also say a large amount of wooden pallets were involved in the fire.

Currently the M69 is closed in both directions from J21 with M1 to Hinckley, due to the fire.