Firefighters continue to fight 'complex' blaze at recycling plant 

Around 30 firefighters were called to the scene of the blaze in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Drivers have been warned to avoid the area surrounding a large fire at a recycling centre in Glasgow where firefighters continue to work.

The fire has been described by police as “complex” with emergency crews continuing to work at the scene of the NWH Waste Collection/Recycling Site.

Around 30 crew members from Scottish Fire and Rescue (SFRS) were called to the scene in Nuneaton Street around 2.30am on Wednesday.

SFRS at the scene of the recycling centre in Glasgow.STV News

The street along with surrounding areas were closed off as a result of the blaze with many traffic restrictions remaining in place.

Images showed the size of the fire with smoke billowing across the city.

Police Scotland said on Wednesday afternoon: “Following a fire at a recycling centre in Nuneaton Street in the east end of Glasgow, a number of roads remain closed with diversions in place.

Around 30 firefighters were sent to the scene in Nuneaton Street after the alarm was raised at around 2.35am on February 8.Twitter/@ScottBax40

“No-one has been injured and we continue to support the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service as they manage this complex fire.”

Glasgow City Council said: “Due to the significant road closures, we advise drivers to avoid the area, if possible.”