Fire still burning at recycling plant
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Firefighters remain at the Saltley recycling site fire

A fire continues to burn at a recycling plant in Birmingham, but it is now under control.

Up to 800 tonnes of metal and plastic were in flames at EMR, in Saltley, with smoke visible across the city.

About 70 firefighters remain at the scene and will be there for most of the day, West Midlands Fire Service said.

It is thought the blaze started accidentally and there are no reports of any injuries.

  • 30 Mar 2016