Public told to close windows and doors as huge fire rips through …

Multiple crews from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue are in attendance at a large fire in Sandy, with the public advised to avoid the area .

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue were called to the incident shortly after 1pm today (September 6). They have confirmed the large commercial building is 100 per cent on fire.

A large amount of smoke is visible from the commercial building fire in Stockton End, Sandy. The public are advised to keep doors and windows closed.

A spokesperson for Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue said: "We are currently in attendance at a large commercial building (20x100m) in Stockton End, Sandy that is 100 per cent on fire. The first call to fire control was at 1.07pm.

"In attendance are crews from Bedford (including an arial platform), Kempston, Sandy, Shefford, Leighton Buzzard, water carriers from Toddington and Cambridgeshire, plus support from Hertfordshire. We have issued a warning for local residents to keep windows and doors closed and to remind people to stay away from the area."


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