Sheffield recycling plant fire: Dramatic pictures from the scene of the huge fire

Dramatic pictures have emerged of the fire at a recycling plant in the Darnall area of Sheffield.

Sunday, 16th September 2018, 11:43 am
Updated Sunday, 16th September 2018, 11:52 am
A fire at Fletcher Plant Limited, Darnall. Picture: Andrew Roe

Around 40 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at Fletchers Plant Ltd, on Clement Street, Darnall.

The fire broke out at around 8.20pm last night.

A fire at Fletcher Plant Limited, Darnall. Picture: Andrew Roe

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Huge fire at Sheffield recycling plant

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has released an image of what firefighters were faced with when they arrived on the scene.

A  building of around 50x30 metres and, inside, a number of tonnes worth of waste were well alight.

Residents living in the area also shared photographs of the fire.

Fire at a recycling plant, in Clement Street, Darnall, Sheffield. Picture: South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

A video from a resident living on Clay Pit Way shows smoke billowing from the blaze.

The incident has been scaled down this morning and firefighters remain at the scene.

 

A fire at a recycling plant in Darnall, Sheffield. Picture: Gabriela Anastasia Kozickyte
A fire at a recycling plant in Darnall, Sheffield. Picture: Gabriela Anastasia Kozickyte
A fire at Fletcher Plant Limited, Darnall. Picture: Andrew Roe