Cambridgeshire

Sawtry road closed as firefighters tackle factory blaze

Smoke billowing over the A1M Image copyright Flo Thomas
Image caption Smoke from the fire has blown over the A1(M)

Firefighters tackling a large building fire have warned drivers and nearby residents to shut their windows due to smoke.

Police have closed the B1043 at Sawtry, near Peterborough, while the fire service deals with the blaze at a factory.

Smoke from the fire, which broke out at about 12:00 BST, has blown on to the A1(M).

The fire service said it was brought under control at about 15:00.

Fifteen crews were on scene at one stage, including some from Northamptonshire.

Image copyright Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Image caption The fire service said the factory fire was brought under control at about 15:00

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