Huge fire at recycling centre in Sheffield

Plumes of smoke reach into the skies over Sheffield
Plumes of smoke reach into the skies over Sheffield Credit: Twitter/ @JonooH

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.

Ten fire crews from across Yorkshire are on the scene
Ten fire crews from across Yorkshire are on the scene Credit: Twitter/ @JonooH

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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.