Seven fire crews battling blaze at power plant near Sheffield

More firefighters are now at the scene of a fire at a power station on the outskirts of Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 5th August 2018, 2:27 pm
Updated Sunday, 5th August 2018, 2:33 pm
Fire crews at E.ON Climate and Rewables, in Rotherham
Fire crews at E.ON Climate and Rewables, in Rotherham

Crews were called to E.ON Climate and Renewables plant, in Blackburn Meadows at around 3.45am.

Four fire engines from Fire engines from Elm Lane, Tankersley, Rotherham and Central stations were at the scene this morning.

A further three engines are at the site, which is next to the Tinsley Viaduct, this afternoon.

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The cause of the fire has not yet been released.