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Fire crews still tackling recycling plant blaze

The remains of the plant following the fire Credit: Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Fire crews are still dampening down a blaze which broke out at a large scale recycling plant.

Teams were called to the New Earth Solutions recycling plant at Sharpness Docks just before 6am on Friday.

More than 50 firefighters from Gloucestershire, and also Avon Fire and Rescue Service, attended the scene with eleven appliances.

Smoke is still visible from the scene more than 24 hours after the fire started Credit: Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

More than 24 hours after the fire broke out residents are still being urged to keep their doors and windows shut as smoke - and foul smells - continue to drift over surrounding areas.

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