FIREFIGHTERS are dealing with a blaze at the Kronospan factory in Chirk.

A North Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said they were called to the site at 11.15am.

The fire is confined to a conveyor belt on top of a silo, although the fire service say the cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

There are no reports of any injuries.

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Smoke seen pouring from the Kronospan plant in Chirk. Pictures: @stopkrono / Twitter

A crew and an aerial ladder appliance are from Wrexham are at the scene, along with firefighters from Chirk and Llangollen.

Local resident Janet Simons, who lives at Crogen, says she could see the smoke billowing from a chimney at the factory.

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She says she is concerned about the factory's recent expansion

"They are expanding all the time," she said "They have added five silos and the fire is in a new chimney they have put up.

"The flames are licking the chimney half way up and it is billowing smoke all over the place."

Kronospan spokesman Candida Pryce-Jones said: "There was a fire this morning that was confined to a conveyor belt on top of a silo.

"The fire was quickly brought under control and the local authority fire brigade attended.

"The cause of the fire has not yet been established and investigations continue.

"No one was injured."

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More details to follow