Video and pictures show black smoke billowing from Fife industrial estate fire

The fire broke out at around 10am this morning.

Firefighters are working to put out a fire at the Cupar Trading Estate in Fife.

It is understood that the blaze started at a scrap metal yard at the site at around 10am this morning.

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Nine fire engines have been deployed to the site where firefighters are still working to douse the flames.

Photos and video footage has emerged showing huge black plumes of smoke rising into the sky above the fire.

One social media user said that the smoke could be seen from north Edinburgh.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 10.23am, Tuesday July 21, to reports of a fire within a building at Cupar Trading Estate, Fife.

“Operations Control has mobilised nine fire appliances, two height vehicles and a number of specialist resources to the scene where firefighters are working to extinguish the flames.

Video has emerged of the fire at the industrial estate in Fife.Video has emerged of the fire at the industrial estate in Fife.
Video has emerged of the fire at the industrial estate in Fife.

“No injuries have been reported and all surrounding buildings have been evacuated.

"Crews will remain in attendance for some time.”

Nearby businesses have been asked to evacuate as a precaution.

Police confirmed they are at the scene of the blaze in a supporting capacity.

Updates to follow.

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