Dramatic pictures as firefighters tackle huge blaze at Grange Lane recycling centre, Barnsley

80 tonnes of old mattresses went up in flames

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has issued dramatic pictures after 80 tonnes of old mattresses went up in flames at a Barnsley recycling centre.

Firefighters were still at Grange Lane on Saturday afternoon, and the road remains closed, almost a day after being called out at 6.30pm on Friday.

People living nearby were advised to keep windows and doors closed as six fire engines and a high volume pump tackled the blaze. View the pictures to see what firefighters were up against.

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