Sheffield recycling plant fire: Smoke continues to billow across city

Smoke is continuing to billow across Sheffield's skyline as firefighters battle a huge blaze at a recycling plant in the city.

Sunday, 16th September 2018, 13:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 16th September 2018, 13:37 pm
Smoke from the recycling plant fire as seen from Wincobank. Picture: David Hector.

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

Smoke from the recycling plant fire as seen from Wincobank. Picture: David Hector.

The fire broke out at around 8.20pm on Saturday and this picture shows the smoke still billowing from the scene on Sunday.

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

Dozens of firefighters continue to tackle huge blaze.