Salford tyre fire sends smoke plumes into air

Fire on Adelphi Street
Image caption The burning tyres are close to the University of Salford

A large pile of tyres has caught fire in Salford, sending plumes of smoke into the air.

The tyres were next to a building on Adelphi Street, near the University of Salford, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said.

About 25 firefighters were called to the blaze shortly after 18:00 BST.

It is not known if anyone has been injured. An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

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