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Your pictures: Scrap yard fire

Smoke filled sky in Gosport.

A huge fire has broken out at a scap yard in Gosport, Hampshire. This picture from Jonathon Savill shows how the black smoke has covered the sky.

Sun seen through black smoke

Jonathan Bailey took this picture of the sun seen through the smoke about an hour after the blaze was first reported

Scene of smoke in Gosport

Smoke is said to be billowing hundreds of feet into the air. Faye Jones captured this dramatic picture of the blaze, which is about 200 yards from her home in Gosport.

Smoke seen from Portsdown Hill

The thick black smoke can be seen from miles away. Eugene Attridge took this picture at the top of Portsdown Hill, many miles from the seat of the blaze.

View of smoke from home nearby the incident

This was the scene from Graham Lynas' house near the scrap yard.

Smoke seen from streets in Gosport

Chris Morrison took this picture at the junction of Whitworth Road and Leesland Road.

Flames at the scrapyard

The fire was brought under control. Stephen Vernon took this picture at the scrapyard.



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