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Picture gallery: More than 30 firefighters deal with fire at St Ives industrial estate

The fire broke out in Caxton Road. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A large fire has broken out at what's thought to be a recycling plant in Cambridgeshire this afternoon.

More than 30 firefighters have been called to tackle the blaze at Caxton Road in St Ives.

A nearby petrol station and neighbouring industrial buildings had to be evacuated. The road has also been closed.

Local residents have been warned to keep their windows and doors shut to prevent smoke from entering their homes.

A gallery of images can be seen below

Smoke can be seen from a fair distance away. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Local residents have been told to keep their windows shut. Credit: ITV News Anglia
More than 30 firefighters have been called to the scene. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Many neighbouring buildings had to be evacuated. Credit: ITV News Anglia