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Firefighters 'save' factory on Bowerhill Industrial Estate following diner fire

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Fire Control first tweeted about the incident shortly before 11pm. Credit: Trowbridge Fire Station

Firefighters have "saved" a factory on the Bowerhill Industrial Estate in Melksham after a fire broke out in an adjoining cafe diner.

Crews from stations in Trowbridge and Devizes attended the blaze which broke out shortly before 11:00pm on Tuesday night (30 July).

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Trowbridge Fire Station tweeted pictures from the scene which show heavy smoke billowing from the diner on Lysander Road.

The tweet added: "3 LPG [liquefied petroleum gas] cylinders were identified & cooled by crews. Adjoining factory was saved".

Thermal imaging was used to help bring the fire under control. Credit: Trowbridge Fire Station

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Fire Control confirmed the fire had successfully extinguished.