Haverhill: Fire At Recycling Centre Update

27 February 2012, 12:39

Around 50 firefighters are now at the scene of a big fire which started at a recycling centre in Haverhill in Suffolk today.

Crews were called just after 9.30am this morning (Monday) to WRC Recycling on Homefield Road after 3000 tonnes of waste caught alight.

The building is heavily affected by smoke from the fire and people living nearby are being told to keep their windows and doors shut.

Crews are expected to remain at the scene overnight.

There are no reports of any injuries.

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Haverhill: Fire At Recycling Centre

27th February 2012, 10:20

People living near to a recycling centre in Haverhill in Suffolk are being told to keep their windows and doors shut.

A fire has broken out this morning at the centre on Homefield Road.

Seven fire crews are currently on the scene and people living nearby are being told to keep windows closed because of all the smoke.

This incident is a large pile of waste (3000 tonnes) alight in a building measuring 50m x 100m, the building is heavily affected by smoke from the fire. 

Hear From Paul Collins From Suffolk Fire & Rescue

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