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Asos stops taking orders after blaze at main warehouse

The online retailer’s website is down today as they ascertain the extent of the damage.

THE ONLINE RETAILER Asos has been forced to suspend all orders after a fire burned down three floors of their main warehouse.

The British retailer, which is also popular with Irish customers, sent out this tweet earlier:

Asos’ website is also down today. Only a message from the company can be seen on the main page:


The fire occurred overnight at its warehouse in South Yorkshire, but thankfully no one was hurt in the incident, says the retailer.

According to The Independent, more than 60 firefighters attended the fire at the warehouse last night. The warehouse is believed to be 60,000 square metres in size.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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