Fire brought under control tonight at Ripon recycling company site
Last updated Apr 6, 2022
Fire Engines at K.A. Anderson
Two fire tenders attended the blaze

Two fire crews tackled a scrap metal fire at K. A. Anderson metal recyclers on the Dallamires Lane industrial estate in Ripon this evening.

The North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the large recycling site shortly before 8pm.

Fire at K. A. Anderson

Dark acrid smoke billowed into the evening sky

A member of the K.A Anderson management, who was on the main gate to the premises to give fire crews access to the site, told the Stray Ferret:

“Nobody has been injured, it’s simply a fire that has started in a skip.”

View through gate of K.A.Anderson fire

The fire was quickly brought under control by the fire crews

Thick clouds of dark acrid smoke billowed into the sky over Dallamires Lane, as officers worked to put out the fire.

They quickly had it under control.

K. A Anderson, a specialist in all aspects of metal recycling, is a third generation family-run business, operating for almost half a century,

It says on the company website that the recycler has built a professional reputation for scrappage, processing and raw metals supply throughout the UK.

The company provides a complete metal recycling service, for many businesses and its major clients include Google and Lord’s Cricket Ground.

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