Firefighters dealing with scrapyard fire in Barnsley

A huge plume of smoke could be seen in Royston, Barnsley on Wednesday evening as firefighters were dealing with a scrapyard fire on Boulder Bridge Lane.

Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 8:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th May 2019, 12:18 pm
Firefighters dealing with scrapyard fire in Royston, Barnsley

However, the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue assured that there was no cause for concern.

Group Manager Jonathan Dyson said: “We’ve got six appliances at this incident now but people should be assured half of these are for water carrying - and the fire is under control."

They also told the public not to panic if they heard explosions, as this was due to some cylinders being involved..

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Besides a crane and two trailers, they also had four fire engines on the case.

They warned the public to keep their windows closed as there was a smoke plume heading towards Barnsley town.