Sheffield recycling plant on fire

A huge plume of smoke can be seen across Sheffield
A huge plume of smoke can be seen across Sheffield Credit: Twitter/ @tomhunt100

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.

The plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away
The plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away Credit: Jess Thomas

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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.