South East Wales

Fire at Biffa recycling centre in Leckwith 'under control'

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Media captionWitnesses reported hearing loud bangs

Fire investigators are working to establish the cause of a blaze that broke out at a recycling centre in Cardiff.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to Biffa on Bessemer Close in Leckwith just before 14:30 BST.

A total of 12 fire crews attended. Witnesses reported hearing loud bangs.

In a statement, Biffa said the fire had been brought under control and no-one was injured.

It added: "The fire is thought to have started in a waste disposal truck owned by a third party visiting the site."

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