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Fire crews will remain at a factory fire in Hereford overnight and will be working to extinguish the fire, which is said to be 'under control'.
The Environment Agency has been working with the fire service to prevent contaminated water leaving the site.
Smoke from the fire at a factory in Hereford is said to be continuing to affect some nearby properties.
The council is advising residents in Rotherwas and Tupsley to remain indoors and keep windows and doors closed for the rest of the day.
The material burning is said to be largely wood and the impact on people's health is expected to be minimal.
The fire service say 'good progress' is being made.
The fire started at a factory on Hampton Park Road in Hereford at around 8am.
Some residents in the nearby area have been evacuated to Hereford Leisure Centre on Holmer Road.
Firefighters continue to tackle a blaze at a carpet factory in Hereford. Fire crews were called to the scene at Rotherwas Industrial Estate just before 8am.
A carpet factory is on fire on the Rotherwas Industrial Estate in Hereford. Around 60 homes have been evacuated in the surrounding area near Hampton Park Road.
People are being taken to Hereford Leisure Centre.