Black plume of smoke above Medway City Estate in Strood: Residents told to keep doors and windows SHUT
PUBLISHED: 12:08 27 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:08 27 October 2017
Crews are on the scene after a fire in a metal shredder
Those living near the Medway City Estate are being told to keep windows and doors shut after a fire created huge plumes of black smoke on Friday morning.
Emergency teams arrived at the scene in Strood to find a “well developed” fire in a yard involving a metal shredder.
It, in turn, is releaseing a large plume of smoke that can be seen from miles away.
Fire crews say they have received a number of calls from concerned residents, and urge those living nearby to keep doors and windows shut “as a precaution”.
Teams continue to tackle the fire and there are no reported injuries.