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Fire at Avonmouth recycling centre

Firefighters are dealing with a fire in a warehouse at a recycling centre at Avonmouth. People in the area are being asked to shut their doors and windows because of the smoke.

(Picture by Luke Weyman)

More than 50 firefighters at scene of Avonmouth fire

Smoke from the fire at the recycling centre in Avonmouth can be seen for miles Credit: Luke Weyman

Firefighters are tackling a fire at a recycling centre in Avonmouth. It started in a waste compactor inside a warehouse.

Avon Fire Service says there are eight fire engines and 55 firefighters on the scene dealing with the incident.

People living or working near the area are being asked to close their doors and windows because of the smoke.

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