Live: huge fire breaks out in Ilminster industrial building

A huge blaze has broken out in an industrial building in Ilminster this evening (Tuesday).

Between 40 and 50 firefighters have been tackling the flames since 5:34pm, and remain at the incident on Station Road.

The blaze erupted in a building approx 50m x 50m used for engineering, it’s understood.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: “We are currently dealing with a large industrial unit fire in Ilminster.

“We have 10 fire engines from around the county, as well as two Aerial Ladder Platforms and two Water Bowsers.”

Crews from Taunton, Chard, Ilminster, Martock, Crewkerne, Yeovil and Axminster are in attendance.

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