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Major blaze at industrial estate in Corby

A Northamptonshire industrial estate has been sealed off because of a major fire at a pharmaceutical firm's warehouse.

The fire at Catalent Solutions in Sedge Close, Corby, broke out at just before 0900 GMT on Thursday.

About 100 firefighters were involved in fighting the blaze, which was brought under control by 1645 GMT.

The fire is producing large volumes of smoke and residents have been advised to avoid the area and close windows.

A fire service spokesman said: "Resources have now been significantly reduced. However we remain in attendance. This fire is now under control."

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