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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.

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

The smoke in Doncaster. Credit: Skye Hudson

The smoke in Doncaster. Credit: Skye Hudson

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

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The rising smoke. Picture: Carla May Wainwright

The rising smoke. Picture: Carla May Wainwright

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

Another view of the smoke.Picture: Skye Hudson

Another view of the smoke.Picture: Skye Hudson

The fire rages. Picture: Natalie Stevenson

The fire rages. Picture: Natalie Stevenson