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Wood chippings fire in Rotherham

Six fire engines were called to a large fire at an industrial building on Retford Road in Woodhouse Mill, Rotherham at 1:40pm on Thursday afternoon.

Fire crews from Doncaster, Rotherham, Central and Mansfield Road attended the incident.  All employees had already been safely evacuated.  A silo of wood chippings was on fire, crews used hose reels to bring the fire under control.

Firefighters left the scene at around 7pm.

This content was last updated on March 23rd, 2015