Posted: Thu 28th May 2020

Fire crews tackled large blaze at recycling firm on Deeside Industrial Estate

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Fire crews were called to Perry and Evans recycling at Zone 1 on Deeside Industrial Estate.

Six fire crews tackled the blaze which involved ‘tonnes of household waste.’

Parry and Evans recycles a wide range of materials ranging from cardboard, plastic and paper its website states.

Thick black smoke could be seen in Buckley and Mold as the fire took hold.  

North Wales Fire Service asked residents in Flint and Connah’s Quay to close windows and doors, spokesperson said: “We are asking residents in Connah’s Quay and Flint to close their windows and doors  as  smoke  from the fire at  Deeside Industrial Estate  is currently drifting in that direction.

The fire service said: “Crews from Deeside, Flint, Mold, Holywell, St Asaph, Corwen, the Environmental Protection Unit from Wrexham and a crew from Chester attended a fire involving a large quantity of cardboard and plastic at a recycling centre on Deeside Industrial Estate last night.

The initial call was received at 17.37 yesterday, and crews were in attendance until 02.30 this morning.

A crew from Deeside will be attending the site to re inspect this morning.”

Previous report: The fire on Deeside Industrial Estate involves ‘tonnes of household waste’ the fire service has said.

A spokesperson said “We are asking people and motorists to avoid the Deeside Industrial Estate in Flintshire as NWFRS deal with a large fire involving tonnes of household waste. Thank you for your cooperation.”

A traffic report for the area states: ‘Large fire on A548 Shotwick Road Eastbound at Deeside Industrial Estate. Traffic is coping well. Approach with care. There is a large fire involving tonnes of household waste on the industrial estate.’

Previous report: A huge plume of black smoke is currently rising from the direction of Deeside Industrial Estate.

Its understood North Wales Fire And Rescue service were called to a fire at 5.30pm.

Early reports suggest the fire is at recycling business in Deeside Industrial Estate but those are unconfirmed.

More to follow..

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