Fire fought at hazardous waste site
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Firefighters tackle huge fire at Merseyside recycling plant

Footage shows how a huge blaze engulfed a warehouse at a recycling plant in Prescot, Merseyside, which handles hazardous waste, sending huge plumes of smoke into the sky.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said it was too early to know the cause of the blaze or exactly what had been burning.

The Environment Agency said it had not been necessary to monitor air quality.

  • 05 Dec 2016