13/09/2007

Fire At Former Birds Eye Factory In Grimsby

A major fire at a former Birds Eye factory in Grimsby has been successfully tackled by firefighters.

Around 80 firefighters tackled the blaze at the disused factory, which broke out shortly after 7pm on Wednesday.

According to reports, several explosions occured at the site and nearby residents were forced to abandon their homes while firefighters brought the blaze under control.

Residents evacuated from their homes were taken to the King George V Stadium in the town.

The cause of the fire is believed to be suspicious, Humberside Police said.

(KMcA)


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