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Police investigate Hull recycling fire

A police investigation is underway after a large fire at a recycling plant in Hull which burnt the facility to the ground over the bank holiday weekend.

No-one was hurt in the blaze on Sunday at an Industrial Estate, next to King George Docks on Century Road, Saltend, Hedon, as no-one was at work.

However, surrounding roads were closed and power was temporarily down in the Preston/Hedon area. Nearby residents were advised to avoid the area and keep windows closed.

The fire, at Taylors Environmental Recycling Services, involved plastics, woods and recycling waste, is estimated to have caused at least £20,000 worth of damage.

Humberside Police, which is investigating the cause of the blaze with the fire service is appealing for witnesses in who were in the area of Century Yard Ferndale Park Industrial Estate on Sunday.

A statement said: “As the fire has been crimed as ‘arson’ and identified as being ‘of doubtful origin’ we are appealing for anyone with any information surrounding this large scale fire to come forward.”

 

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