Huge Doncaster inferno is seen from more than 50 miles away

A huge Doncaster fire which is still raging after more than ten hours can be seen from up to 50 miles away.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 8:00 am

The massive blaze, which has ripped through a scrap metal recycling plant in the Carr Hill area, has seen more than 40 firefighters battling huge flames and a gigantic plume of smoke which has been spotted from across Doncaster and South Yorkshire.

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One Twitter user even said they could see the smoke from Grantham in Lincolnshire – approximately 50 miles away.

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The fire has raged at the J3 Business Park for more than 10 hours. (Photo: Boshek6).

12 fire engines have been at the scene of the fire in Balby Carr Bank since 9.20pm last night.

Unconfirmed reports suggest the fire is at Morris Metals which has a yard alongside the East Coast Main Line on the J3 Business Park.