An estimated 2,000 tonnes of wood chip were set alight at the Bridgend recycling site
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Wood chip fire at Bridgend recycling site

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a recycling business in Bridgend after about 2,000 tonnes of wood chips set on fire.

The fire started at South Wales Wood Recycling in Heol Llan, Coity, just before 03:30 BST on Monday.

South Wales Wood Recycling said they were working around the clock to help stop the blaze.

In a statement the company said the blaze had affected an estimated 1,000-2,000 tonnes of recycled wood chip.

The cause of the fire is not yet know, but the company said the "circumstances were suspicious".

(Images captured by Rob Owen)

  • 19 Sep 2016