Loud explosions heard in Peterborough as city filled with smoke

The Hotpoint trailer park on fire
The Hotpoint trailer park on fire
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Loud explosions have been heard going off in Peterborough with smoke filling the city.

The bangs have been going off this evening (Thursday) and are believed to be coming from Woodston, with residents suggesting they have come from Whirlpool in Morley Way.

Smoke filling the air. Photo: Helen Beamont

Smoke filling the air. Photo: Helen Beamont

Numerous people have contacted the Peterborough Telegraph to say they can see the huge cloud of smoke from areas including Woodston, Cardea and even as far as away as Stilton.

The PT is attempting to contact Cambridgeshire police and Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service for more information.

More as we have it at www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk.

Smoke filling the air. Photo: Jamie Prince

Smoke filling the air. Photo: Jamie Prince

A photo of the smoke from Hani Mustafa

A photo of the smoke from Hani Mustafa