Raging inferno destroys 30 vehicles at South Yorkshire salvage yard

Fire service.
Fire service.

A raging inferno destroyed as many as 30 vehicles at a salvage yard in South Yorkshire this morning.

Firefighters were called to the site off Manvers Way, Manvers in Rotherham at 3.45am this morning.

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Crews from Dearne, Rotherham and Dearne Valley fire stations spent about two hours battling the flames with hose reel water jets.

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A fire brigade spokesperson said up to 30 vehicles were involved in the blaze.

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The cause has not yet been established and fire investigators were due to visit the scene today.