Huge fire at recycling plant near Thames still burning but now under control

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Fire and Emergency New Zealand reports that a very large fire at the Carter Holt Harvey Smart Environmental Recycling plant between Paeroa and Thames is now under control.

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Firefighters were called to the scene about 9.15pm last night, and numerous fire engines were called in from as far away as Hamilton, Thames and Ngatea.

The fire is now contained, but two aerial units are being brought in to help extinguish the fire.

It is still expected to continue to burn throughout the day.

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