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Fire at recycling plant near Deeside


Emergency services have been dealing with an incident overnight involving a fire at a recycling plant near Deeside and firefighters remain in attendance this morning (Saturday 10th March).


Fire appliances from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to the fire at 19.47hours yesterday evening (Friday 9th March).


At the height of the incident, eight fire appliances were tackling the fire at the recycling plant on Factory Road, Sandycroft which was affecting a large quantity of recycling material including baled mattresses. The high volume pump and incident command unit were also mobilised.


Firefighters remain at the scene controlling and monitoring the fire as smaller areas that have not been extinguished are allowed to burn under supervision and cooling is maintained.


On arrival, firefighters found the recycling material well alight and used a main jet and two hose reel jets to tackle the fire.


Factory Road remains closed as the emergency services continue to deal with the incident.


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