Fire crews continue to battle Sherburn tyre blaze

Fire crews are at the scene of a fire at a recycling plant. A large amount of tyres are on fire in Sherburn in Elmet

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EXCLUSIVE: Aerial pictures from Sherburn tyre fire

15,000 tonnes of tyres going up in smoke in North Yorkshire.

The blaze can be seen from space, and more than 70 firefighters have spent the day at the recycling plant in Sherburn in Elmet.

Local residents and nearby schools were told to keep their doors and windows shut and the fire service believe they will be on site for weeks.

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