Keep your windows closed, residents urged, as firefighters tackle large blaze in Rotherham
A large fire at a recycling centre in Rotherham has sent thick smoke billowing into the air, with residents warned to keep their windows closed.
Around 30 firefighters are tackling the blaze in Wath-Upon-Dearne.
South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue said at around 6am this morning, Thursday, July 16, that there is a ‘large amount of thick smoke in the area’.
"Local residents and those in Mexborough are advised to keep all windows and doors closed whilst we tackle this fire,” it added.