Large blaze at recycling plant

Firefighters are tackling a huge fire at Sittingbourne recycling centre in Kent.
The blaze started in Gas Road this morning. Thick black smoke can be seen from miles away.

Fire at recycling plant

Smoke has been billowing high above Kent from a fire at a recycling plant. Firefighters have been at the plant in Sittingbourne all day.

Two men have been treated at the scene. People living nearby have been asked to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution.

Our reporter Nashreen Issa spoke to Chris Colgan from the Kent Fire and Rescue Service, Justin Greenaway who helps run the plant and Paul Best who works at Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway.

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