Major fire in Corby can be seen across town

The fire as seen from Grosvenor House in the town centre
The fire as seen from Grosvenor House in the town centre

A large fire that has broken out in Corby this lunchtime is sending huge plumes of smoke across the town.

People from across the town have reported smelling the fire at an asphalt factory in Princewood Road.

The fire service have said that people should keep their doors and windows shut. Part of Princewood Road is likely to remain closed this afternoon.

More to follow.