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Sherburn-in-Elmet tyre fire tackled

Firefighters tackled 1,000 tonnes of burning tyres at a recycling plant in Sherburn-in-Elmet on Thursday.

Smoke billowed across nearby villages and grounded flights at a neighbouring airfield.

About 70 firefighters and 14 engines attended the blaze.

  • 16 Jan 2014
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