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, 8:12 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.

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

It added that no one had been injured.