The Recycling centre at the former Gasgoine Wood mine was been used as a storage centre for old tyres when around 9:15 AM a blaze broke out on Thursday morning.
|The huge mound of tyres as the Blaze takes hold .|
A plan to build a fire break failed as the speed of the blaze increased, it is expected that the fire service will now allow the tyres to burn out.
|The shear scale of the fire overwhelmed fire fighters|
|The heat from the blaze sent flames hundreds of feet in to the air.|
|Workers attempted to remove tyres|
|Smoke can be seen from outer space|