More than 40 firefighters tackle pallet yard blaze

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley
Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley
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Firefighters are tackling a large blaze an at industrial yard in Barnsley this morning.

Crews were called to Lund Hill Lane, Royston at around 2.45am and found a pallet yard well alight.

More than 40 firefighters from South and West Yorkshire battled to bring the blaze under control.

At its height it covered at area of around 200 square metres.

Fire breaks were created to stop the further spread of the fire and firefighters are expected to remain in attendance at the scene for the next few hours.

Residents and businesses in the area are advised to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution due to any remaining smoke.

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley

Lund Hill Lane remains open.

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley

Firefighters attend a fire at the Naylor Pallet yard in Royston, Barnsley