Firefighters battle steel furnace blaze in Sheffield

Firefighters battled a blaze at a steel furnace in Sheffield, which led to members of the public being warned to avoid the area.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 8:14 pm

Crews were called at about 4pm to a fire on Beulah Road, near Hillsborough Leisure Centre, which South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said involved a furnace containing steel pellets.

The fire service said shortly before 4.30pm that four engines were already at the scene with a fifth on the way.

"If you're able to avoid the area, please do," it added.

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Beulah Road. in Hillsborough, Sheffield (pic: Google)