Tayside and Central Scotland

Crews tackle recycling plant fire at Glenfarg

About 100 tonnes of rubbish caught fire at a waste recycling site in Perthshire.

Scottish Fire and Rescue crews were called to the blaze at Binn Farm at Glenfarg, south of Bridge of Earn, at about 02:20.

About 45 firefighters were at the scene at the peak of the fire, which took hold in a steel waste storage shed.

The fire took six hours to extinguish and crews will be monitoring the scene through the day.

Crews from Perth, Kinross, Dundee, Dunfermline, Newburgh, Auchtermuchty and Auchterarder were all involved in controlling the blaze, which was put out by 08:30.

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