Fire hits Corby's Willowbrook East Industrial Estate

A number of small businesses have been badly damaged at the site in Corby

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A major fire has damaged a series of industrial units in Northamptonshire.

Firefighters were called to KCS Group in Shelton Road, on the Willowbrook East industrial estate in Corby, just after 05:30 GMT.

At its height, 70 firefighters were tackling the blaze, which damaged five single storey units, three of them badly.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way. No-one was injured.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue said they had to deal with aerosol canisters exploding in the factory.

Steel Road is currently closed, between Phoenix Parkway and the A43.

People living nearby have been advised to keep doors and windows closed.

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