Huge fire at Ocado’s Andover warehouse causes roof collapse

Huge fire at Ocado’s Andover warehouse causes roof collapse

A fire at Ocado's award-winning fully-automated warehouse in Hampshire which caused its roof to collapse has now been brought under control.

The fire was declared a major incident by Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service. 200 firefighters were involved in tackling the fire which broke out at 2.44am on February 5 February. Four firefighters were treated for minor smoke inhalation, no other injuries have been reported. 

The fire in the robot-run distribution centre is now under control and it is no longer a major incident.


Huge fire at Ocado’s Andover warehouse causes roof collapseHuge fire at Ocado’s Andover warehouse causes roof collapse


The BBC has reported disrupted food deliveries as a result of the incident.

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