Update – 3.15pm 07/04/21
There are no fire engines left at the scene of this incident.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is currently on-going – the findings of this will be published in due course.
Update – 4pm 02/04/21
Firefighters have been working really hard over the last 24 hours to tackle the blaze.
A fire break is being planned in the scrap pile, with diggers being brought in to create it.
Fire crews are expected to remain at the site until Tuesday, with road closures around Carlisle Street also to remain in place until early next week.
Update – 9:30am 02/04/21
We are working closely with partnership agencies to bring the fire safely under control.
Four fire engines are still at the scene and are using a High Volume Pump to tackle the blaze.
There is still smoke in the area so the advice remains the same, to keep doors and windows closed until the smoke clears.
There have been no reports of any people experiencing ill effects from this fire.
There are a number of road closures around Carlisle Street, so please avoid the area if possible.
Firefighters are expected to remain at the scene for sometime yet.
The cause of the fire is not known at the moment, a fire investigation will take place once the fire is completely out.
3pm – 01.04.21
Six fire engines are currently at a scrap metal fire on Carlisle Street in Sheffield.
Firefighters were called at 1pm on Thursday 1 April.
Luckily there are no reports of any casualties.
There is a lot of smoke in the area so people are advised to keep their doors and windows closed until the smoke clears.
Fire crews are expected to remain at the scene for some time.
A fire investigation will take place once the fire is completely out.