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UPDATE: Firefighters tackle Purbeck recycling plant blaze
11:50am Friday 11th October 2013 in News
FIREFIGHTERS have brought the fire at a recycling plant in East Stoke under control.
The fire, which started in an industrial waste separating machine, at around 10.30am is now under control a spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said.
The cause is believed to be accidental after part of the machine overheated.
Around 10 tonnes of waste paper were destroyed and there was severe smoke damage to the building.
Six fire crews attended the scene, between Wool and Wareham, including those from Wareham, Swanage, Poole and Hamworthy.
The crews used main water jets to bring the fire under control.
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