VIDEO: Tyres blaze in Barnsley

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Firefighters have been battling a blaze involving a huge pile of tyres which went up in flames in the early hours.

VIDEO: Press the play button to watch our video of firefighters tackling the blaze.

Firefighters damp down after tyres were found ablaze at an industrial unit in Grimethorpe near Barnsley

Firefighters damp down after tyres were found ablaze at an industrial unit in Grimethorpe near Barnsley

Crews were called to the fire on Springvale Road, Grimethorpe, Barnsley, at 5am today.

Engines from Cudworth, Barnsley and Tankersley were deployed to the scene.

Roads around the fire - at a tyre recycling business - have been closed while the firefighting operation is under way.

Residents and nearby businesses have been advised to keep doors and windows closed to prevent smoke filtering inside.