European Metal Recycling Fire, Darlaston 06/02/2007
Smoke from an enormous fire at the European Metal Recycling yard in Darlaston, as seen from Reedswood, Walsall.
Apparently ten fire appliances attended the scene in Darlaston on Tuesday afternoon. People living in the area were advised to keep their doors and windows closed to avoid breathing the smoke. News reports said the fire service was alerted to the incident in Bentley Road South at about 2.35pm. The huge smoke pall was visible as far away as Cannock.