Investigation launched into cause of Barnsley scrapyard blaze

CK Beckett, Barnsley. Picture: Google.
CK Beckett, Barnsley. Picture: Google.

Firefighters have left a scrap metal yard in Barnsley after putting out a huge blaze which sent smoke billowing into the sky.

Crews were called to CK Beckett, Boulder Bridge Lane, Royston, where a pile of scrap metal was on fire at around 6am on Saturday.

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Five fire engines are at the scene from Barnsley, Cudworth, Dearne, Tankersley and South Kirkby.

An investigation will now be carried out into the cause of the fire.