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Over 40 firefighters tackle fire at pallet yard in Royston

Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at an industrial premise in Royston, Barnsley this morning.

Crews were called to Lund Hill Lane at around 2:45am and found a pallet yard well alight.

Over 40 firefighters, made up of six appliances from South Yorkshire and two from West Yorkshire, worked extremely hard to bring the blaze under control.

Fire breaks were created to stop the further spread of the fire and firefighters are expected to remain in attendance at the incident for the next few hours.

Residents and businesses in the local area are advised to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution due to any remaining smoke.

This content was last updated on September 30th, 2015