Crews tackle fire at South Yorkshire factory

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Firefighters have been tackling a large blaze at a factory in South Yorkshire.

Flames broke out at blind manufacturer Shades of Doncaster, on the Kirk Sandall Industrial Estate, at around lunchtime.

Police sealed off Sandall Stones Road and advised residents to stay indoors with windows closed because of smoke.

The call to the factory unit was received at around 12.30pm today (Saturday).

The extent of the damage is not yet clear, but there are not thought to be any injuries.

Firefighters managed to contain the flames and stop them spreading to neighbouring buildings.

Investigators will now try to establish the cause of the blaze.

Shades of Doncaster was established in 1984. The firm makes and sells blinds at its Kirk Sandall premises.