Large fire at Ramsbottom recycling depot

Large fire at Ramsbottom recycling depot: Pic Manchester Fire and Rescue

Large fire at Ramsbottom recycling depot: Pic Manchester Fire and Rescue

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FIRE crews were called to a fuel recycling depot after residents reported seeing smoke coming from the roof of the unit.

Seven fire appliances attended the huge blaze at Wheeldon Brothers, in Kenyon Street, Ramsbottom, after getting the call at around 2.40am.

A 60 metre by 40 metre section of the building was described as ‘well alight’ by a spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.

The fire was extinguished earlier this morning but crews remain on scene making sure the site is safe.

As a result of the blaze and the smoke Bridge Street, in Ramsbottom, is currently closed.

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6:38pm Sun 22 Jun 14

2 for 5p ridesagain says...

There is someone in the next room shouting INSURANCE. ?

2.40 am hey the firemen won't be happy they will be tired , unable to do there cash in hand day jobs.
There is someone in the next room shouting INSURANCE. ? 2.40 am hey the firemen won't be happy they will be tired , unable to do there cash in hand day jobs. 2 for 5p ridesagain
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