Industrial fire in Sheffield which prompted public warning is extinguished

An industrial fire in Sheffield which prompted a warning for people to avoid the area has been extinguished.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 19:12 pm
Firefighters were called to the blaze at around 4pm

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue sent five crews to the scene of the blaze, which it said involved a furnace containing steel pellets.

It advised members of the public to avoid the area if possible.

However, the fire service said at around 6pm that the fire was now out and crews would soon be leaving.

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It added that no one had been injured.