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Before any of the waste can go to landfill it must be separated out and damped down to ensure the fire is out.
Today only piles of timber remained outside the blackened shell of the Northallerton building, while firefighters damped down smouldering vehicles still inside.
Crews who ended their two-day industrial action over pay on Friday night damped down hot spots which were still smouldering.