21 July 2011, 13:32
Smoke from a fire in Crowland, near Peterborough, is blowing towards nearby homes.
Around 25 Firefighters were called to the fire, which is in a barn containing cardboard and plastics, at around 11:20am today (Thursday).
Around 80 tonnes of packed together cardboard and plastics and another 30 tonnes of packed together straw has caught fire.
A plume of smoke from the fire is heading in the direction of the village of Newborough.
A spokesperson from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Residents and motorists who are affected by the smoke are advised to keep doors and windows closed and remain inside their homes or vehicles as a precautionary measure.
Anyone suffering from respiratory problems as a result of the smoke should contact NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or contact their local doctors surgery."
The cause of the fire is not yet known.