Fire incident at Vertellus Seal Sands

Vertellus have released a statement following a fire at its seal sands site.

“There was a fire this morning at approximately 3:15am in a plant area involving a small number of drums, with the production of smoke. There have been no casualties and no injuries.

“The incident was brought under control by the Emergency Services with the support of our own emergency team. The incident is now over. Our managers are investigating the cause.”

Police have confirmed the area has reopened.