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Fire tackled at recycling centre in Great Wyrley

By Tom Oakley | Cheslyn Hay & Great Wyrley | News | Published:

Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a recycling centre in Great Wyrley.

Firefighters tackle the blaze in Great Wyrley. Picture: Staffordshire Fire Service

Wood and rubber went up in flames at the site in Hazel Lane just before 1pm on Monday.

Crews from Cannock Fire Station and another from Bloxwich Fire Station were called to the scene.

Firefighters have been using foam to extinguish the flames. Picture: Staffordshire Fire Service
Firefighters tackle the blaze in Great Wyrley. Picture: Staffordshire Fire Service

They used a compressed air foam system to extinguish the fire and still at the scene dealing with the incident before 3pm.

A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: "There is two appliances from Cannock along with the water carrier and an appliance from Bloxwich.

"It is at a recycling premises and the fire is believed to involve wood and rubber products."

Tom Oakley

By Tom Oakley
Trainee Multi-Media Journalist

Express & Star reporter responsible for covering Walsall and Staffordshire. Got a story? Email tom.oakley@expressandstar.co.uk or call 01902 319482.

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