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Fears of a chemical fire in North Yorkshire

Fears of a chemical fire in North Yorkshire

9:41am 11th August 2010
(Updated 8:11am 13th August 2010)

Smoke is speading from the fire in Tockwith towards York.

Its because of a fire at at the Marston Moor business site, Firecrews were called to the blaze just after 4am.

It started within a building called BCB Environmental Services and its not known if chemicals might be involved.

Police are urging locals to keep doors and windoes shut until the areas made safe. As a result of the wind smoke is heading towards York so people living in Poppleton, Rawclife and Clifton are now being told to stay indoors and keep doors and windows closed.

Several roads surrounding the business park have also been closed.

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