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

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

Bourlon Barracks. Picture: Google.

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

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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”.