Firefighters expected to remain at scene of fire for days

Fierce fire continues to burn Photo: Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters are expected to remain at the scene of a fire at a recycling plant in Salford for several days.

The fire involves thousands of tonnes of waste at the plant in Duncan Street.

Fire crews tackle raging fire Credit: Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service

A plume of smoke has been visible for miles around and six fire engines remain at the scene this evening.

Firefighters are cooling the outside of the building to prevent it from collapse.