Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Crews tackle 2,000-tonne rubbish blaze in Hampshire

Almost 30 firefighters tackled a blaze involving 2,000 tonnes of rubbish at a recycling centre in Southampton.

Crews from St Mary's, Hightown and Redbridge attended the fire at the site on Hazel Road on Saturday afternoon.

It took firefighters six hours, until 2143 GMT on Saturday, to bring the fire under control.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that no other buildings were affected by the fire and that no one was hurt.

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