Massive blaze at Heckmondwike sewerage plant

Heckmondwike fire. Photo credit: Jake Oakley
Heckmondwike fire. Photo credit: Jake Oakley

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at an old sewerage plant in Heckmondwike

Crews were called to the Yorkshire Water Treatment Works on Smithies Lane at 6.53pm, where a large amount of plastic was on fire.

Firefighters are using four pump engines and an aerial appliance to tackle the flames, and smoke can be seen for miles around.

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