Fire at recycling plant in Liversedge

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Fire crews were tackling a blaze at a recycling plant in Liversedge last night.

Three fire engines were called to the plant on Union Road after plastic caught fire in the yard at around 10.40pm.

At 11.30pm a West Yorkshire Fire Service spokeswoman said: “We are currently in attendance at a fire in the open involving plastics at Cyrstal Works, on Union Road, Liversedge.”

A hose reel and three large jets were being used by firefighters called to the incident from Dewsbury and Cleckheaton.