Fire fighters tackle recycling plant fire near quarry

Eighty firefighters were called to deal with a large fire at a recycling plant next to a quarry in Warwickshire involving a huge pile of wood chippings.

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Fire crews deal with large blaze at granite quarry

Around 80 firefighters have been dealing with a large blaze at a granite quarry in Meriden.

Sixteen fire engines were sent to bring the flames under control at the site owned by LaFarge Tarmac, which involved wood chippings and waste material.

West Midlands Fire Service Area Commander Simon Shilton has been tweeting pictures throughout the night, including shots of aerial mapping tools crews have to help them tackle large fires of this kind.

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