A MASSIVE blaze engulfed a paper recycling plant in West Yorkshire.
Batley firefighters were at the paper plant in Sturton, Leeds, yesterday along with 12 other appliances after a blaze spread through a building measuring 75 metres by 50 metres.
Around 25% of the building was ablaze.
Dewsbury and Elland fire crews were on standby in case the fire spread.
The Environment Agency and Health Protection Agency were called, although there was said to be no risk to the public.
Firefighters from around the region were tackling the flames well into the evening after being called just after 1.15pm.
A spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Fire Service said: “We had 12 appliances at the scene and two aerial pumps.
“There is no risk to anyone or the surrounding industrial estate and we are working with the Environment Agency, along others, to continue to fight the fire.”
No-one was in the building at the time, fire officials said.