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Fire At Recycling Building Wrexham Industrial Estate (Update)

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014.

A fire at a recycling building on Wrexham Industrial Park has been extinguished

Firefighters attended at a fire in a recycling building on Wrexham Industrial Park, Bryn Lane, Wrexham. The initial call was received at 11.56am today this morning.

Three crews from Wrexham, crews from Buckley, Deeside and Johnstown attended as well as the Incident Command Unit from Rhyl.

Industrial Estate Fire

Thanks to @digger_evs for tweeting us the above photo

FCC Environment has confirmed that a fire occurred at its new Mechanical Biological Treatment plant which is currently being built at its Bryn Lane site on Wrexham Industrial Park.

Paul Stokes, Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality at FCC Environment, said: “Fire crews have now fully extinguished the fire and there are no reported injuries. The Environment Agency has been informed and there are not thought to be any environmental issues. There was no waste within the facility at the time.

“FCC Environment takes health and safety very seriously; we will be conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire and will implement any necessary measures to ensure a similar situation does not occur in the future.”

Industrial Estate Fire 3

The fire affected the conveyor belt area in the building which is currently under construction.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus, hose reels and main jets to tackle the fire and prevent it from spreading and are currently venting the property.

A spokesperson for Wrexham Council has told us the building had been evacuated all staff are fine. The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is not yet known.

Industrial Estate Fire 1

Wrexham.com popped down the scene earlier there was a large smoke billowing from the building.

A number of fire engines attended the scene and it looks as though the fire is near the service entrance to the building.

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