Huge blaze at Newark scrap yard
Emergency services from across the East Midlands are attending to a huge fire in Newark, thought to be at the Briggs Metal site on the Great North Road, just off the A46.
Some 1,000 tonnes of metal caught fire on Wednesday (17 April). Firefighters from Newark, Edwinstowe, Carlton, Arnold, Loughborough, Brant Broughton, North Hykeham, Grantham, London Road, West Bridgford, Ashfield, Tuxford, Retford, Lincoln and Harworth were called to the scene shortly before 11:15am.
The Great North Road was closed for most of the day.
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