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UK: Fire in Clifton Moor (York) causes traffic disruptions October 13

Large fire in Clifton Moor area of York forces closure of section of A1237 highway October 13; avoid the affected area

13 Oct 05:59 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 10/13/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/13/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Clifton Moor (York)

Event

A large fire was reported at a store in the Clifton Moor area of York on the afternoon (local time) of Saturday, October 13, with smoke forcing the closure of the A1237 highway from the Wigginton roundabout to the Tesco supermarket. Authorities have advised individuals to avoid the affected area as emergency services continue to battle the blaze. Lingering traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in York are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, prepare for traffic disruptions in the vicinity of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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