Northamptonshire warehouse damaged after forklift truck catches fire

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A warehouse in Northamptonshire has been damaged after a forklift truck caught fire in the early hours of the morning.

Three crews of firefighters were called out to a premises in Henson Way. Kettering, shortly after 3.30am today (Friday).

A spokesman for the fire service said six pallets of stock were damaged by the fire and carpet and flooring sustained water damage.

There were also fears the fire would spread to a nearby gas cylinder but the firefighters managed to ensure it was cooled.

The cause of the fire is believed to be a fault in the forklift truck.