Bristol

Scrapyard destroyed in Dundry oil tanker fire

Scrapyard fire Image copyright Avon Fire and Rescue
Image caption At its height 60 firefighters were tackling the blaze

Residents were warned to keep their windows shut earlier after a large fire broke out at a scrapyard near Bristol.

Avon Fire and Rescue said the blaze destroyed a workshop full of scrap vehicles at the yard in Dundry.

At its peak, 60 firefighters from 10 crews were at the scene and a large plume of smoke from the blaze could be seen across much of Bristol.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze by about 13:00 BST.

Image copyright Avon Fire and Rescue
Image caption Several crews battled to bring the blaze under control
Image copyright T Davies-Barnard
Image caption The blaze started in a waste oil tanker at the scrapyard

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