Firefighters contain major blaze at industrial estate

Staffordshire fire and rescue say they are dealing with a 'large incident' while tackling a fire at an industrial estate in Stafford.

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'Explosions heard' at fire on Astonfields Industrial Estate

People have reportedly heard explosions as several fire crews tackle a large fire at a property on an industrial estate in Stafford.

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A "significant amount of smoke" is billowing from the building owned by Global Hygiene LLP on Drummond Street - more than 50 firefighters are on the scene.

The company is a wholesale supplier of industrial cleaning products, and one person is being treated for minor burns.

They say all workers are accounted for.

Director of Response Rob Barber said:

“We are currently attending a large fire at Global Hygiene LLP on Astonfields Industrial Estate on Drummond Road in Stafford.

“Due to the significant amount of smoke that is billowing from the building, I would strongly advise residents to keep their windows and doors closed.”

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