Plumes of smoke from recycling yard fire
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Huge recycling yard fire breaks out in Birmingham

More than 800 tonnes of metal and plastic have caught fire in Birmingham, sending huge plumes of smoke into the sky, which are visible across much of the city.

More than 100 firefighters have been tackling the blaze at the recycling scrapyard in Saltley.

Latest updates on the fire

  • 29 Mar 2016