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Recycling plant fire in Laverton North

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13 Dec 2017
MFB is currently on scene at a recycling plant fire in Laverton North.

Crews were called to the facility on Dohertys Road about 7.30pm after the fire broke out in a large rubbish pile.

The pile measures approximately 100 metres x 10 metres and seven metres high.

Firefighters are attacking the blaze from multiple angles and have enlisted the help of aerial appliances to tackle the incident from above.

Staff from the recycling plant are helping to break up the pile with heavy machinery.

Firefighters from the CFA are also assisting on scene.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.

 

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