UPDATE: Firefighters tackle large fire at roundabout

Picture from West Yorkshire Police.
Picture from West Yorkshire Police.

A large fire is causing major problems on a road close to South Elmsall.

Seven tonnes of hay has caught fire on a trailer attached to the back of a tractor, near to the Dale Lane Industrial Estate.

Fire crews in Featherstone and Adwick were called to the A638 Doncaster Road close to North Elmsall and South Elmsall at 1.05pm this afternoon.

A spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters remain at the scene and are working to extinguish the blaze.

No one has been hurt in the fire. And she said its cause was not yet known.

Police are in attendance.

The Wakefield South East NPT team said: “Avoid the area between the Dale Lane roundabout and Elmsall Drive roundabout on the A638.”