Flames were spotted at Universal Recycling in Kilnhurst at 4.30pm yesterday and the site quickly became engulfed in flames.
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VIDEO: Caravans remain at Sheffield recreation groundAt the height of the blaze there were 60 firefighters at the scene and residents were urged to stay indoors and to keep their doors and windows closed.
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This morning two fire engines remain at the scene, with firefighters damping down to ensure the flames are fully extinguished.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.
Air and water testing has been carried and Public Health England is aware of the incident.