Firefighters tackle huge blaze at Milton landfill site

PUBLISHED: 10:10 01 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:49 01 October 2018

A firefighter tackles the blaze at the landfill site in Milton. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue Service

A firefighter tackles the blaze at the landfill site in Milton. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue Service

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Residents advised to keep doors and windows closed due to smoke

A firefighters tackles the blaze in Milton. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue ServiceA firefighters tackles the blaze in Milton. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue Service

Around 40 firefighters are tackling a fire at the landfill site near Milton.

Crews were called at just after 6am this morning to the fire on Butt Lane in Milton.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service says a large amount of household waste and machinery are involved in the fire.

Residents in the area have been advice by police and fire services to keep their doors and windows closed due to the smoke.

Butt Lane has been closed, as has the household waste recycling centre.

The smoke has been drifting across the village and A14.

Further updates to follow.

Fire crews tackle blaze at the Milton site. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue ServiceFire crews tackle blaze at the Milton site. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue Service

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