A fire at an industrial waste facility in South Guildford is contained but still not under control, Department of Fire and Emergency Services has warned.

At the time of publish, about 130 firefighters were still battling the blaze, with flames estimated to be as high as 40m, at the warehouse on Hyne Road.

The facility is understood to be owned by Cleanaway.

It was reported that workers were inside when the fire started but were forced to run after efforts to put the flames out were unsuccessful.

Pic credit: 7 News Perth

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DFES has since issued a smoke alert for South Guildford, Ashfield, Bayswater, Morley, Eden Hill and Kiara.

As a precaution, residents have been warned to remain inside, out of the smoke or fumes, with doors and windows closed and air conditioners switched off.

Pic credit: 7 News Perth

Motorists have been advised to take care and turn on their headlights.

The smoke is not affecting Perth Airport.

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