Blaze at Barnsley scrapyard continues to rage

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a blaze at a Barnsley scrapyard this morning after it raged all night.

Thursday, 30th May 2019, 7:20 am
Updated Thursday, 30th May 2019, 7:40 am
Firefighters continue to tackle a blaze at a Barnsley scrapyard this morning

The fire broke out on Boulder Bridge Lane, Royston, at around 6pm yesterday.

Firefighters continue to tackle a blaze at a Barnsley scrapyard this morning

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Explosions could be heard coming from the yard as cylinders heated up in the flames.

Fire chiefs have urged local residents to keep their windows closed as a precaution.

Firefighters remain in Royston this morning

Five fire engines remain at the scene this morning.

More to follow.