Burnt-out Wellingborough factory and vehicle shells revealed in post-fire pictures

New images have been released by the fire service showing the aftermath of yesterday’s devastating fire at a Wellingborough recycling plant.

Saturday, 6th July 2019, 10:58 am
Burnt-out vehicles in front of the building. Picture by Wellingborough fire station.

Wellingborough firefighters have released the images after they spent the night bringing the fire under control. They were still on the scene this morning (Saturday, July 6) damping down the area.

Eight fire crews from across the county were called to the fire in Neilson Road at the Finedon Road industrial estate at just after 3pm yesterday (Friday, July 5).

This morning crew members from Wellingborough posted the images on social media showing the devastating scene at the burnt-out factory.

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A conveyor belt escaped the worst of the flames. Picture by Wellingborough fire station.

Several lorries were seen completely destroyed among the debris.

There was also still some disruption on the adjacent railway line this morning with some trains on the mainline to and from St Pancras running through Wellingborough, Kettering and Corby cancelled.

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Wellingborough fire in pictures
Recycling bales are still smouldering.
Some of the structure remains standing. Picture by Wellingborough fire station.