More than 70 firefighters battled massive blaze through the night at Coventry's Prologis Park - The Coventry Observer

19th Aug, 2022

More than 70 firefighters battled massive blaze through the night at Coventry's Prologis Park

Tristan Harris 20th Aug, 2021 Updated: 20th Aug, 2021

MORE THAN 70 firefighters have worked tirelessly through the night to tackle the massive blaze which broke out on at Prologis Park, Central Boulevard in Coventry yesterday.

The fire, which broke out at 5pm yesterday evening at Ram Enterprise in Ash Green, was well alight when the crews arrived.

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Luckily the building had been evacuated but the flames were spreading to a neighbouring unit.

The quick action of crews contained the fire and prevented it going any further.

The neighbouring property was saved but Ram Enterprise was completely destroyed.

At the peak of the incident there were ten engines at the site and a local lake was used to support the flow of water to the incident ground.

Police closed the surrounding roads.

Speaking after the incident, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Services Area Manager, Paul Morley said: “There was a large smoke plume due to the severity of the fire and residents living in the local area were advised to close windows and doors.

“Our crews will remain on site throughout the evening to ensure the area remains safe.

“Warwickshire and Coventry Police were also in attendance to manage road closures and to ensure that the public were kept safe.”

Officers from the Environment Agency were also in attendance to provide advice and support to help protect the local watercourses and environment.

The incident is now being scaled down, but firefighters will remain on site damping down. Residents are being advised that they can now open their windows

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