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Natural Resources Wales says it is working alongside the fire service and other agencies to advise and monitor the impact of the tyre fire in Port Talbot.
The agency says it is working to keep the surrounding communities and environment safe from harm and pollution, as fires such as these can affect local air quality and pollute river.
Air monitoring systems currently show no sign of any significant change in air quality in the area.
However cordons are in place around the incident and members of the public are advised to stay clear.
Mid and West Wales Fire Service says officers are continuing to deal with a large fire at Egan Tyre Recycling in Port Talbot.
21 appliances and 100 personnel were on site dealing with the incident at its height.
Fire crews say the incident is particularly complex as it involves deep seated fires within a large quantity of waste tyres
The smoke plume is being monitored closely by Natural Resources Wales and Public Health Wales using the National Air Quality Network monitoring systems and staff on site.
The systems currently show no sign of any significant change in air quality in the area.
Cordons are in place around the incident and members of the public are advised to stay clear of the area.
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