|archmage||Date: Tuesday, 02-July-2013, 1:38 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
Around 100,000 tonnes of plastic recycling material went up in smoke in what British firefighters described as the largest fire ever seen in the West Midlands. A 1,800 metre smoke plume rose from the Jayplas depot in Smethwick.
More than 200 firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a plastics recycling plant in Smethwick, Birmingham. West Midlands Fire Service said it had more than 35 appliances at the scene of the blaze in Dartmouth Road.
A huge fire in the West Midlands, involving 100,000 tonnes of plastic recycling, is thought to have been sparked by Chinese lanterns.