Large fire in Kidderminster

Crews could remain at the scene of a fire at a Kidderminster recycling plant for days. The large fire broke out at the Lawrence Recycling centre. Emergency Services were called to scene at 5:30pm on Sunday June 16.

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Environment Agency protecting fish following Kidderminster fire

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.

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