Firefighters from Northamptonshire called in to help at the scene of a fire at a huge cement plant in Warwickshire

Fire crews from across four counties responded to 999 calls at a cement plant in Rugby this morning (Tuesday).

Tuesday, 5th November 2019, 8:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th November 2019, 4:18 pm
Cemex cement plant, Lawford Road. Library picture.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue tweeted at 4.42am: "Appliances from Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and West Midlands attending a fire at Cemex, Lawford Road, Rugby. Fires located on 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors."

A spokesperson for Cemex confirmed no one on the site has been hurt and that the fire has been extinguished.

They said: "We are grateful for the attendance of the fire service who brought the incident under control rapidly and limited the damage to equipment.

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"The fire is now extinguished.

"Everyone at the site was kept safe with no injuries, and operations will continue on site with no impact on supply to customers.”

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