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Huge fire at recycling plant in Salford

At its height six firecrews fought the flames at JWS Waste and Recyling Credit: Doug Brown, ITV Granada

Firefighters have been tackling a huge fire at a recycling plant in Salford.

It started at JWS Waste and Recycling Services on Frederick Road near Pendleton shortly before 6pm.

People living in the area were warned to keep their windows shut.

At its height six fire crews fought to bring it under control.

Motorists were urged to find other routes as a number of roads were closed.

The diversions were put up around Frederick Road, Broad Street, Lower Broughton Road and Cromwell Road Pictures by production specialists Doug Brown, Mike Halligan and Anna Greenhalgh