Firefighters called to Connon Bridge landfill site, East Taphouse

Posted By on 30th October 2017

30th October 2017

Fire fighters are tackling a blaze at the Connon Bridge waste landfill site, East Taphouse, near Looe.

Video shot by Wadebridge fire service (above) shows thick black smoke bursting from one of the buildings.

Local residents are being advised to keep their windows closed because of the possibility of toxic fumes.

The alarm was raised shortly before 7am.  Firefighters are using an aerial ladder platform in an attempt to deal with the incident.

The site will be closed to the public until further notice.