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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.

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Salford fire will 'continue to burn for days'

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are using a tactic to let the fire burn out in a controlled way.

Andrew Heywood told ITV Granada Reports: "It's large quantities of flammable material, paper, plastic that's been shredded and compacted...So there is a massive fireload in that building and it will continue to burn for days".

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