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Fire breaks out at plastic recycling plant in Bolton

  • 8-31-2010

_48928949_manchester25_01.jpgSixty firefighters have tackled a blaze at a recycling plant in Bolton in the early hours.

Crews were called to Armstrongs Environmental Services, in Mansell Way, Horwich, at 0205 BST.

Hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste were alight in a large storage building.

The fire was brought under control by 0700 BST. However, four fire engines and a hydraulic platform remain at the scene.

The fire service said they would stay at the site for the rest of the day.

The fire caused traffic disruption in the area, as Chorley New Road in Horwich was closed until 0800 BST.

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