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Emergency services attending large scale fire at Scunthorpe British Steel site

Emergency services attending large scale fire at Scunthorpe British Steel site

Emergency services are currently attending a large-scale fire that has broken out at the British Steel site in Scunthorpe.

Footage of the fire emerged online this afternoon as staff were reportedly evacuated from the site for safety.

Humberside Police, Humberside Fire and Rescue and East Midlands ambulance services are all at the scene.

According to witnesses, six fire engines are still tackling the blaze, which can be seen for miles around.

Humberside Fire and Rescue said: “Humberside Fire and Rescue are in attendance at British Steel, Scunthorpe and is working collaboratively to resolve a fire. You may see smoke in the area. Please close all windows and doors and avoid the area.”

Residents nearby are being asked to close their windows as the smoke continues to spread across the area.

Updates to follow.

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