Dorset

W&S Recycling fire in Poole investigation under way

Nuffield industrial estate fire Image copyright Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Sevice
Image caption The fire involving waste material was extinguished after about four hours

An investigation has begun into a fire involving 300 tonnes of waste material at a Dorset recycling firm.

More than 30 firefighters were sent to W&S Recycling, on the Nuffield Industrial Estate in Poole, at about 15:45 BST on Saturday.

The fire service warned residents nearby to keep doors and windows closed because of plumes of black smoke.

Crews left the scene at about 19:30 BST. There were no reports of any injuries.

Image copyright Rene Goad
Image caption Residents near the fire were warned to keep doors and windows closed
Image copyright Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Sevice
Image caption Eight fire engines were on the scene at the height of the blaze

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