Fire sends acrid fumes of burnt plastic into Rome centre.
Rome firefighters are battling a massive fire at a waste treatment plant on Via Salaria in the north-eastern outskirts of the capital.
The blaze which broke out at around 04.30 on 11 December has emitted a dense cloud of black smoke over the area and sent acrid fumes as far as the city centre.
Police are investigrating the circumstances surrounding the fire at the 2,000-sqm facility used by Rome's waste collection agency AMA.
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Massive fire breaks out at Rome waste plant
Via Salaria, 981, 00100 Roma RM, Italia
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