A LARGE fire at a Wrexham factory will continue to rage "for some time", the fire service has said. 

The blaze started at the Kronospan factory in Chirk in the early hours of Monday. 

And on Wednesday evening, North Wales Fire and Rescue said firefighters remain at the scene and that the nature of the blaze will see it "continue to smoulder for some time".

On Tuesday, residents in Chirk were urged to keep their doors and windows closed as crews continued to tackle the fire.

Nearby Ysgol Y Waun said today that pupils were kept indoors on Wednesday and Thursday 'as a precaution'.