Firefighters tackle blaze at Barnsley scrapyard

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

Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 7:20 am
Updated Thursday, 30th May 2019, 8:40 am

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

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

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

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

Five fire engines remain at the scene this morning.

Firefighters remain in Royston this morning

More to follow.