Investigation under way into huge blaze in Rotherham

An investigation is under way into a huge blaze at an industrial unit in Rotherham.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 10:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 11:01 am
Firefighters in action in Dinnington yesterday

More than 40 firefighters were deployed to the blaze on Todwick Road, Dinnington, at around 5.20pm yesterday.

SHEFFIELD MURDER: Everything we know so farEight fire engines, plus a turntable ladder, were used at the scene, after a building measuring 40 metres by 50 metres and containing plastic and other materials went up in flames.

Firefighters spent hours tackling a blaze at Dinnington, yesterday

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POLICE: Teenager stabbed to death on Sheffield estateResidents were advised to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows closed because of the amount of smoke in the air during the firefighting operation.

Firefighters returned to the industrial unit this morning to investigate the cause of the blaze but early indications yesterday were that the fire started accidentally.

Firefighters in action in Dinnington yesterday