Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
05/02/2019 02:44
Incident Type
Firefighters tackle Ocado warehouse blaze
Description of Incident
The Ocado warehouse blaze in Andover is now under control. 
 
More than 200 firefighters were involved in tackling the fire which broke out at 2.44am on February 5 and was declared a major incident. 
 
Four firefighters were been treated for minor smoke inhalation. 
 
An evacuation was carried out to a distance of 500 metres around the site. 
 
This has now been lifted. 
 
The roads around are the site are also now open, although firefighting operations continue. 
 
Teams from HFRS have been working hard overnight to support the safe removal of toxic chemicals which has been successfully completed. 
 
Residents can now return to their homes and businesses can operate as normal.
Ocado South Way
Andover
Hampshire
SP10 5AF
United Kingdom