A505 closed between Royston and Duxford after overnight wood recycling plant fire

PUBLISHED: 09:41 14 November 2014 | UPDATED: 11:59 14 November 2014

Crews were called to an overnight wood recycling plant fire near Melbourn last night. Credit: @cambsfrs.

Crews were called to an overnight wood recycling plant fire near Melbourn last night. Credit: @cambsfrs.

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The A505 is closed between Royston and Duxford after an overnight wood recycling plant fire.

The fire at the wood recycling plant in Flint Cross has continued to burn throughout the week. Credit: @cambsfrs.The fire at the wood recycling plant in Flint Cross has continued to burn throughout the week. Credit: @cambsfrs.

Emergency services were called to an open fire at Bridge Foot Quarry, Flint Cross, near Melbourn, at about 10.20pm last night.

The fire involved a large quantity of wood chippings and was put under control. Cambridge Fire and Rescue remain on the scene.

At 12.30am the A505 was closed between the junction with the A10 and Junction 10 of the M11.

People are being advised to keep doors and windows closed.

More to follow.


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