Pictures show thick black smoke blanketing Cardiff as huge fire breaks out

Crews from the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service rushed to the scene to extinguish the blaze in the Wenvoe area of Cardiff, Wales. The fire sends thick black smoke in the sky that can be seen from miles away.

Firefighters were alerted about the blaze at around 9am today.

In an update on Twitter, they said: “INCIDENT | Crews are currently attending the scene of a large fire involving tyres and refuse in the Pen-y-lan / Wenvoe area of #Cardiff”.