Huge blaze at recycling centre in Manvers

Huge blaze at recycling centre in Manvers

By Chloe West | 16/07/2020

Huge blaze at recycling centre in Manvers
The scene at the recycling centre in Manvers earlier this morning

FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling a huge fire at a recycling centre in Manvers this morning.

Six fire engines are on scene at Accoil Paper on Brookfields Way.

A fire officer said there was a large amount of thick smoke in the area and urge local residents, and those in Mexborough to keep windows and doors closed whilst the blaze is ongoing. 

Crews have been at the recycling centre for the last couple of hours.

The officer said that the fire was surrounded and the smoke plume has reduced within the last 40 minutes, as of 8.30am. 

People are being asked to avoid the area - with crews expected to be on scene for some time to ensure the fire is fully extinguished. 



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