Aerial footage of Salford recycling plant fire

National Police Air Service Barton have released new footage of the fire in Salford taken from their helicopter.

Forty fire fighters were needed to bring it under control.

A nearby rail line was suspended for a time this morning over fears the building could collapse.

Advertisement

Large fire at recycling plant in Salford

Residents in Salford are being warned to keep all windows and doors closed as a huge fire burns at recycling plant. Thousands of tonnes of waste paper caught fire at the firm on Duncan Street in Salford.