Hessle fire: Explosions heard as firefighters tackle huge blaze

Nov 24, 2021 News

Hessle fire: Explosions heard as firefighters tackle huge blaze

A huge fire is being tackled by firefighters in Yorkshire as locals described hearing explosions coming from a plastics factory. 

People have been sent home from work for their own safety and police have asked people to stay away from the area. 

A Humberside Police spokesman told The Telegraph: "Officers are currently in attendance at an incident on Saxon Way, Hessle supporting the fire service following reports of a fire at 3:40pm today.

"We ask that members of the public avoid the area where possible whilst the incident is brought to a safe resolution."

The Hessle fire, from the witnesses

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