VIDEO: Fire sends huge plumes of smoke billowing over Sheffield

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Firefighters battled a blaze in Sheffield this evening which sent thick plumes of black smoke billowing over the city.

Crews were called to Cossey Road, in Attercliffe, this evening at 6.10pm to reports a container or shed was ablaze.

Thick plumes of smoke billowing from a fire on Cossey Road in Attercliffe this evening

Thick plumes of smoke billowing from a fire on Cossey Road in Attercliffe this evening

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said it had sent two engines to the scene after receiving numerous calls from members of the public.

This video, which shows the fire raging from close up, was taken by Nori Al-hazmi.

A spokesman for the fire service said at 7.40pm that the blaze had been extinguished but crews remained at the scene where they were cleaning up.

He added that firefighters had found a number of tyres alight at the scene, but the cause of the fire was not known at this stage.