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Deeside fire crews tackle large blaze at an industrial unit in Llay

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Aug 21st, 2018.

Update: Some roads around Llay Industrial Estate remain closed this morning following a large blaze overnight.

The latest traffic report for the area states:

‘Both directions Miners Road from B5373 / Miners Road to Miners Road / Miners Park / Davy Way
Status:

Roads are closed due to building fire on Miners Road both ways from B5373 Rackery Lane to Miners Park.

The road remains closed following a fire in an industrial unit overnight. Originally the cordon was wider but has been reduced to just the roads within the industrial estate.’

Earlier report: Firefighters from Deeside are tackling a large fire at an industrial unit in Llay, near Wrexham.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said they mobilised fire appliances to the incident on the Llay Industrial Estate on Aerial Road just after 10.50pm on Monday night.

Picture: Paul Maggs

Three fire appliances from Wrexham, two from Deeside, and one from Johnstown, together with an aerial ladder platform from Wrexham are in attendance.

A spokesperson for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said:

“On arrival, firefighters were confronted with a single storey building which was well alight and are using four sets of breathing apparatus and two main jets to tackle the fire.

The road nearest Llay Industrial Estate has been closed – the public are asked to please avoid the area.

Local residents are advised to close all windows and doors whilst the incident is being dealt with.”

Main Picture: Kraig/Wrexham.com

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