Stevenage firefighters at scene of blaze on Bessemer Drive

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze on Bessemer Drive. Picture: Stuart Hubner

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze on Bessemer Drive. Picture: Stuart Hubner - Credit: Archant

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze in Stevenage which broke out around 2pm this afternoon.

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze on Bessemer Drive. Picture: Stuart Hubner

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze on Bessemer Drive. Picture: Stuart Hubner - Credit: Archant

Crews are currently working to contain the blaze at Bessemer Drive, understood to be at the site of the Kolak Snack factory.

Herts police are also assisting at this time, and have confirmed there are “road closures in place.” Residents are advised to avoid the area.

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze on Bessemer Drive. Picture: Stuart Hubner

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze on Bessemer Drive. Picture: Stuart Hubner - Credit: Archant