Fire closes roads around military barracks at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire

Bourlon Barracks. Picture: Google.
Bourlon Barracks. Picture: Google.

A fire has forced the closure of roads around a military base in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police said roads near to Bourlon Barracks at Catterick Garrison are affected by this afternoon’s incident.

Motorists have been advised to avoid the Plumer Road area until further notice.

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service described the incident as an “acetylene cylinder fire”.