Plume of 'acrid' smoke in skies over Sheffield

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.

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Just spotted #sheffieldfire smoke from Litton (Derbyshire). Sky over Sheffield city centre as dark as a huge storm cloud.

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Travelling back front N Yorks on A1. Can see plumes of smoke from #sheffieldfire at Wetherby

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These recycling plants are not adequately protected. It needs to be sorted. RT @tomhunt100: Mt. Darnall erupts http://t.co/UqTXc3wRMI

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Huge fire in Sheffield

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say ten crews from across Yorkshire are dealing with a huge fire at a recycling plant in the centre of Sheffield.