Video: Smoke billows from waste site in Newhaven

This video by photographer Eddie Mitchell shows the blaze at a waste site in Newhaven just hours after it broke out on Friday (December 5)..

Around 200 tonnes of compacted household waste caught alight at Skip It Containers on North Quay Road.

NEWHAVEN RUBBISH  FIRE BY EDDIE MITCHELL

NEWHAVEN RUBBISH FIRE BY EDDIE MITCHELL

Plumes can be seen billowing from the building after the blaze broke out with some saying they could smell smoke as far away as Seaford.

The footage was filmed just hours after the fire started.

The fire is now under control

Click above to watch the video.