A large fire at an industrial estate has prompted the evacuation of surrounding properties as it is feared the blaze may involve chemicals.
A huge plume of smoke can be seen rising above the scene of the incident on Juno Drive, Leamington Spa, with Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service in attendance.
Local Labour MP Matt Western said he has heard the fire may involve chemicals from a plastics business unit.
Warwickshire Police said properties within the vicinity of Juno Drive are being evacuated.
Anyone living within 70 metres of the site are being urged to keep windows and doors closed.
Massive fire on Tachbrook Ind Est. Extremely serious.Hearing it may involve chemicals from plastics business unit.Please close windows and stay indoors.Will update as I hear more pic.twitter.com/8aXikcFpln
— Matt Western MP 💙 (@MattWestern_) August 27, 2021
West Midlands Ambulance Service said it has two paramedic officers and a Hazardous Area Response Team at the scene.
It added it currently has no patients to deal with.
Police said road closures are in place.