SLIDESHOW: Huge plume of smoke from major blaze seen all over Sheffield

A huge plume of smoke could be seen from all over Sheffield today, after a large blaze at a scrap yard on Grange Mill Lane.

People took to social media to post their photos of the blaze, and traffic problems were reported on the M1 as motorists slowed down to take a look at the fire.

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The fire was brought under control by later morning, but fire crews are to remain at the scene for the rest of the day to dampen down the smouldering remains.

Smoke from the fire could be seen all over Sheffield

Smoke from the fire could be seen all over Sheffield