King’s Lynn homes evacuated

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Homes are being evacuated in North Lynn while firefighters deal with a blaze on an industrial estate.

The fire is at premises in Hamburg Way, on the North Lynn Industrial Estate.

Police were called at 3pm after what’s being described as a small to medium fire broke out.

The fire service are currently on the scene dealing with the incident; however, it is believed there are some gas cannisters on the premises and people at 16 homes in Nuthall Crescent have been evacuated by police while those living in the Somersby Close, Whisson Close are being advised to stay indoors and stay away from windows until further notice as a safety precaution. Road closures are also in place.

The cause of the fire has yet to be established.