In the early hours of Thursday, a fire broke out in the storage compound area at WasteCare’s facility in Garforth.
A company spokesperson said:
“Fortunately none of our personnel were on site at the time of the fire.
We take this incident extremely seriously and will be carrying out a thorough investigation into the cause. We are currently working with the Environment Agency to ensure there is no environmental damage.
All operations have been transferred to other WasteCare facilities and there will be no delays or changes to any of our services. Our national waste collection and recycling services continue to operate as normal.
We would like to thank the emergency services for their excellent effort and appreciate the patience of the local residents.”
If any customers would like assistance following the incident, please do not hesitate to call us on 0800 091 0000.