Fire breaks out at Skellingthorpe rendering plant

Firefighters are damping down at the site of a blaze at a Lincolnshire rendering plant.

Six crews were called to A Hughes and Sons on Jerusalem Road in Skellingthorpe at about 06:20 BST.

The company turns animal and food waste products into commercial goods such as bone meal and tallow.

A spokesman from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said a building housing a loading bay had been partly demolished in the fire.

Two trailers containing meal also caught light. it is not yet known what caused the fire.

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