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West Midlands Fire Service media officer Wayne Little gave this update on live video streaming app Periscope about the Oldbury recycling plant blaze overnight.
He confirmed that 200 tonnes of cardboard and plastic had gone up in flames, but reassured people it was not toxic.
Fire crews are continuing to tackle to the blaze this morning and residents are being advised to keep their doors and windows closed as a precaution.
Residents are being advised to keep their doors and windows closed while fire crews tackle a large blaze at a recycling plant in Oldbury.
At its height 50 firefighters were needed to fight the flames at Weir Waste Services on Trinity Street.
West Midlands Fire Service has confirmed there is no toxic smoke, but have issued the warning to those living nearby as a precaution.
25 firefighters have been tackling a large fire at a recycling plant in Oldbury overnight.
Crews from West Midlands Fire Service were called just before midnight to the fire at the site on Trinity Street.
The fire service said there was no toxic smoke, but are advising people to keep doors and window closed as a precaution.
They tweeted the fire is now being scaled down: