Fire at Catalonia Waste Recycling Plant Throws Up Plumes of Smoke

A fire at a waste recycling plant in Montornes del Valles, in provincial Barcelona, triggered a chemical emergency plan on December 11 as smoke billowing from the blaze hung over the town.

Civil protection officials advised locals to close windows and doors to avoid the smoke.

This video, captured from the nearby AP-7 highway, shows smoke billowing from the fire. Credit: Xavier Gàzquez via Storyful