Fire crews put out blaze at Billinghurst recycling site

A fire which tore through Billinghurst recycling site today has been safely extinguished.

The tip in Newbridge Road was evacuated and shut following a fire at the site at about 2pm today (Monday, May 10).

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Read the original story here: Billingshurst tip closed and evacuated after blazeA spokesman for Billingshurst Fire Station said: "Fire has now been extinguished at the recycling centre.

"Crews will return for a re-inspection early this evening. Thanks to both @Horshamfire appliances for their assistance."

Picture courtesy of Billingshurst Fire Station