Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Fire crews tackle wooden pallet blaze near M18

Fire crews are tackling a blaze close to the M18, near Doncaster.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called at about 03:45 GMT on Thursday to a recycling plant on Bankwood industrial estate in Rossington.

About 1,000 tonnes of wooden pallets and an excavator are on fire on Bankwood Lane. Four fire engines and a command support unit were called.

The fire service said wind conditions had excerbated the fire and crews were likely to remain there for the day.

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