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Firefighters are battling against a huge blaze tearing through an industrial estate.
The DBC Recycling unit which houses as metal waste at Players Yard Industrial Estate in Swansea, South Wales, has become engulfed in flames.
Large plumes of smoke from the scene can be seen from as far as the M4, with the fire service desperately trying to control the situation.
Residents in the area of Swansea have been told by South Wales Police to keep their doors and windows shut for their own safety.
Police said: "South Wales Police were notified of a fire at an industrial yard on the Players Industrial Estate in Clydach at around 12:15pm today.
"Officers have been deployed in support of the fire service which is dealing with the incident.
"Local residents are advised to keep their doors and windows closed as a precaution."
Fire crews from Morriston, Neath and Pontardawe are all in attendance near the DBC Recycling at unit 7, Players Industrial Estate in Clydach.
A water bowser from Tumble is also on its way, WalesOnline reports.
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The Welsh Ambulance Service has said no ambulances have been called to the fire despite its clear devastation of the industrial estate.
A spokesman for the service said. "Welsh Ambulance Service Trust has two crews from our Hazardous Area Response Team on standby at the site to support colleagues in the fire service."
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