New images from Smethwick fire

 Picture from Jayplas recycling plant after fire
Picture from Jayplas recycling plant after fire Credit: ITV News Central
All the recyclables on site were from supermarket packaging
All the recyclables on site were from supermarket packaging Credit: ITV News Central
The warehouse in the background was saved from the flames
The warehouse in the background was saved from the flames Credit: ITV News Central

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Smethwick fire explained

Firefighters are advising recycling plants on how to store rubbish to prevent fires. It comes just two weeks after the biggest fire the West Midlands has ever seen. A Chinese lantern landed on thousands of tonnes of rubbish at a centre in Smethwick.