A LARGE blaze at a quarry in Chipping Sodbury was tackled by firefighting crews from six stations yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters from Yate, Kingswood, Thornbury, Southmead and Avonmouth, along with the turntable ladder from Temple fire station, were called to a fire on a conveyor belt at Hanson Quarry at 1.03pm.

Crews in breathing apparatus used high pressure hose reels to fight the fire.