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Large fire breaks out in Bedale

Large fire breaks out in Bedale

Published at 9:39am 2nd April 2019. (Updated at 10:24am 2nd April 2019)

A large industrial fire has broken out in Aiskew, Bedale. 

  • Six engines and an aerial ladder platform were initially called to the scene 
  • The fire's broken out at a singles storey building behind the BP Shell garage on Bedale Road 
  • Residents and businesses in the area are being urged to keep their windows closed 
  • There are no reports of any injuries 
  • Firefighters say they're likely to be on scene "for some time"

The fire started earlier this morning at around 8.03am

We understand the fire is at an industrial building behind the BP Shell garage.

This video was taken by Calum Scott: 

Video courtesy of Calum Scott

 

A spokesperson from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: 

"We received a call at 08:03 to reports of a fire in an industrial premises, in Aiskew, Bedale.

"A number of repeat calls were then received from members of the public.

"Four fire engines were moblised to the scene, along with officers. On their arrival they requested additional fire engines (including an aerial ladder platform from Darlington) and support vehicles attend.

"The fire involves a single storey industrial building. Crews are working hard to tackle the fire and prevent the fire spreading.

"Everyone has been accounted for and there are no reports of any injuries.

"Crews are likely to be at the scene for some time.

"Nearby properties may want to keep doors and windows closed.

 

bedale fire pic 2 edited
Photo courtesy of Wendy Marie Taylor

 

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue added:

"The aerial ladder platform is now in use. It is being used to allow firefighters to get access over the top of the building. The high volume pump is being set up to to help provide water to the incident.

"At this time we have requested that trains do not run on the Wensleydale railway into this area."