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South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed that their crews have a large fire at a recycling plant in Sheffield under control. The service still has 10 crews at the scene and expects to be dampening down for the next few days.
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to stay away from a fire at a recycling plant in the centre of Sheffield.
Around 50 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a plastic recycling plant in the Attercliffe area of Sheffield. It broke out at about 2.30pm at an industrial unit. A thick plume of black smoke can be seen as far away as Doncaster.
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service says that the plume of smoke from a major fire in the centre of Sheffield can be seen from several miles away. They are advising all local residents to stay indoors. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Ten crews from across Yorkshire are attending a major fire at a recycling plant in the heart of Sheffield.
South Yorkshire Fire Services say the fire has spread to a nearby plastics recycling centre, which contains more than 20 tonnes of plastic.
Huge plumes of smoke are reaching several miles into the sky over the city. The fire service is calling on local residents to shut their doors and windows to keep out the acrid smoke.