Fire crews from Portchester and Fareham tackle Southampton factory blaze

Fire crews from Portchester and Fareham stations have been called to tackle a blaze at a Southampton factory.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 1:26 pm
Updated Friday, 12th July 2019, 3:37 pm
Siva Plastics, in Southampton,.

More than 30 firefighters and eight fire engines have been called out to Siva Plastics at Millhouse Business Centre in Hazel Road, Southampton. 

In a Twitter message, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service? said: ‘The #ItchenFire is now out.

‘Firefighters used breathing apparatus, jets and foam to extinguish the printer fire in Southampton.

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‘Crews remain on scene to clear smoke.’

No one was injured in the fire, with staff evacuating the factory and adjacent buildings. 

In a separate message, the Fire Service said the fire involved a ‘large printer’ on the site, which prints plastic packaging.

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Siva Plastics, in Southampton,.

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