In March 2019, Fire crews, Police, Environment Agency and Utilities were all called to Universal Recycling, Rotherham after smoke was seen shooting up into the sky at 9.40AM.
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that 30 firefighters attended the incident which lasted around 3 hours before it was extinguished. Two crews then stayed on site to dampen down, after the fire was put out.
Following the fire, an investigation showed the cause of the fire was deemed to have come from a battery.
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