VIDEO AND PICTURES: Huge plumes of black smoke spotted as fire rages near Doncaster town centre

Dramatic video footage and pictures have emerged of a major fire raging close to Doncaster town centre this morning.

Thursday, 21st June 2018, 11:50 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 12:09 pm
The smoke in Doncaster. Credit: Skye Hudson
The smoke in Doncaster. Credit: Skye Hudson

A huge plume of thick black smoke can be seen rising hundreds of feet into the air.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said a number of vehicles are on fire at a scrap yard in the Marsh Gate area of the town.

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The smoke in Doncaster. Credit: Skye Hudson

She said they received the call at 10.05am and crews from Doncaster Central, Edlington and Adwick stations were attending the incident.

There were no details about anybody being involved or the cause of the blaze at this stage.

The rising smoke. Picture: Carla May Wainwright
Another view of the smoke.Picture: Skye Hudson
The fire rages. Picture: Natalie Stevenson