FIREFIGHTERS spent 12 hours tackling a blaze at a skip hire and recycling centre in Rotherham.
The fire at W Maw Skip Hire and Recycling Ltd on Steel Street, Holmes, broke out at around 7.30pm on Sunday.
Crews arrived at the scene to find a huge pile of wooden chippings engulfed in flames.
Firefighters tacked the blaze on a rota basis, ensuring that there were three engines there when the flames were at their most fierce.
An investigation has been launched into the cause.