Baled Mattresses Alight At Deeside Recycling Site Blaze

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Emergency services dealt with an incident involving a fire at a recycling plant near Deeside with firefighters remaining in attendance this weekend (Saturday 10 March).

Fire appliances from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to the fire at 19.47 hours on Friday evening (9 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 remained closed as the emergency services dealt with the incident throughout the weekend.

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