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The Environment Agency has been on site since Sunday:
- Containing the fire-fighting water on site and preventing it from escaping into the nearby canals and rivers.
- Using aerators to restore oxygen where contaminated water did escape into the waterways.
- Moved 300 fish to healthier water upstream in the centre of Kidderminster.
Severn Trent have also confirmed that drinking supplies have not been affected by the fire.
The Fire Service and the Police are still investigating the cause of the fire.
One fire engine and one pumping unit are still on the site of a fire which broke out a recycling centre in Kidderminster on Sunday 16 June. It will take several days to extinguish it completely.
The Environment Agency says they have detected no raised levels of hazardous material in the smoke coming from the site, but that people should continue to keep doors and windows closed as any smoke is an irritant.
Crews could remain at the scene of a fire at a Kidderminster recycling plant for days.
There are fifteen firefighters currently at the Lawrence Recycling site after the large blaze which started on the 16th June.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
There are still about ten crews on the site, where there is a thick pall of smoke hanging over the area, although the fire has been brought under control.
Residents living near the plant in Stourport Road in Kidderminster, have been advised to keep doors and windows closed although the burning waste itself is not toxic.
At one point the huge column of smoke could be seen up to 30 miles away.
One major concern is that the water being used to fight the fire could run into the nearby canal carrying toxins from the waste.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Firefighters have brought a large fire at a Kidderminster recycling plant under control after tackling the blaze for over 14 hours.
Roads around the Stourport Road site have been reopened though firefighters remain at the scene to dampen down.
Residents in the area are being advised by Hereford and Worcester Fire Service to keep windows and doors closed due to the large amount of smoke.
Anyone who has a pre-existing medical condition and concerned about their health is being advised by health agencies to contact their GP or NHS Direct.
More than 50 Firefighters are still tackling a blaze at a recycling plant in Worcestershire. They were called out to Lawrence Recycling on Stourport Road in Kidderminster last night.
Residents were advised to keep doors and windows closed because of the smoke. It follows a fire at the same plant in December
This morning a spokeswoman in the control room at Herefordshire & Worcester Fire and rescue service said fire crews will be at the recycling plant 'for some time'.
The service says it will release a more detailed update sometime this morning.
Police are telling people in Kidderminster to keep doors and windows closed because of an on-going fire at a recycling plant.
Smoke is spreading across the area from the Vale Industrial Estate off the Stourport Road.