Road still closed after huge South Yorkshire recycling plant blaze

Motorists are been warned a main road is still closed near a huge recycling plant that went up in flames at the weekend.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 20 June, 2018, 08:35
The blaze.

Thousands of tonnes of granular plastic burned at the Universal Recycling plant in Wharf Road, Kilnhurst, Rotherham, on Sunday afternoon.

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Multiple vehicle accident closes three lanes of M1 near SheffieldMotorists are being warned that Wharf Road remains closed this morning as investigations into the cause of the fire continue.