Fire crews are continuing to tackle a huge blaze in Sandycroft.

Firefighters from North Wales and Cheshire have been battling a large fire at a recycling facility at Sandycroft Industrial Estate on Factory Road since just after 7.45pm on Friday night.

In a statement, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said at the height of the incident, eight fire appliances were tackling the fire at the recycling plant on Factory Road, Sandycroft which was affecting a large quantity of recycling material including baled mattresses.

The high volume pump and incident command unit were also mobilised.

Firefighters remain at the scene controlling and monitoring the fire as smaller areas that have not been extinguished are allowed to burn under supervision and cooling is maintained.

On arrival, firefighters found the recycling material well alight and used a main jet and two hose reel jets to tackle the fire.

Factory Road remains closed as the emergency services continue to deal with the blaze.