Sixty firefighters tackle blaze at car scrapyard in Witney

PICS: Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue

Seven people were evacuated this afternoon.

The major fire at T&B Motors is now under control, Thames Valley Police has said. 

60 firefighters, ten fire engines and 'multiple water jets' were used to tackle the blaze in West End

It involved scrap cars and fuel.

An official TVP account has tweeted to say that no-one has been injured, and no buildings were affected.

Residents in the area are being advised to keep all windows and doors shut.

West End in the town is still closed to traffic, but the bottom end of Wood Green and the junction of West End and Hailey Road have re-opened.

South Central Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle to the scene which was on standby. 

Oxfordshire County Council's emergency planning team's also been involved.

Fire crews will remain on scene for at least the next 24 hours.



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