Yesterday morning, Andover woke up to firefighters tackling a ‘small” fire in the warehouse of Ocado in Walworth Business Park. The fire, however, has gone progressively worse.
More than 200 firefighters are tackling to blaze in a bid to put it out, however, the roof has collapsed.
The fire is now under-control says Hampshire Fire & Rescue (06/02/19)
Small explosions can be heard due to chemicals and parts of the warehouse collapsing.
Four firefighters have been treated for ‘minor injuries’ – the injuries sustained was smoke inhalation (06/02/19).
Video Courtesy of Lewis Meyrick
“Our dedicated crews are working tirelessly to extinguish this fire under challenging circumstances.”
A local, who is currently on the scene, told Andover and Villages that this wasn’t an explosion but the roof collapsing.
Between 5-8 ambulances were spotted heading in the direction of the incident along multiple fire engines.
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It is unclear if anyone is injured.
Hampshire Fire & Rescue has been contacted for comment.