Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Huge fire engulfs tower at Doncaster industrial site

Image caption The fire at Bawtry was the second serious fire in South Yorkshire in 12 hours

More than 40 firefighters have tackled a serious fire at an industrial site in Doncaster.

South Yorkshire Fire Service said the blaze broke out at a tower containing tar or oil at Bawtry Carbon International at about 06:00 BST.

Crews stopped it from spreading to neighbouring buildings. The cause of the fire is unknown.

It was the second major fire in the county within 12 hours following a blaze at a Sheffield furniture store.

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