Fire crews deal with blaze at Dumfries recycling plant

Shawhead fire

Fire crews are dealing with a major blaze at a private recycling centre near Dumfries.

The fire service was called to the incident in a two-story building at Solway Recycling, Shawhead, at about 16:00.

Up to 45 crew members and nine appliances are in attendance at the fire.

It is not believed anyone has been injured in the incident on Rigghead farm.

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A total of nine fire engines were called to the blaze

BBC News

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