Halifax crews called to fire at waste recycling plant in Elland

A fire broke out at a waste recycling plant in Elland this afternoon.

Crews from Halifax, Rastrick and Huddersfield were called to the site in South Street shortly after 12.30pm.

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A spokeswoman said around a fifth of the building was involved in the fire.

She said two ground monitors had been used to cool an oxypropane cylinder and prevent the fire spreading to a neighbouring property.