Published On: Sat, Jun 20th, 2015 on 1:57 am

Firefighters tackle huge fire on Leeds Road

EXCLUSIVE: Firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze on Leeds Road in the early hours of this morning.

Leeds Road Fire

Local residents and passer bys noticed a huge fire coming from a tyre site, and fire crews were quick to arrive to the scene.

Some local residents were also evacuated from their homes.

Leeds Road Fire

Eye-witness account

One local resident who lives nearby told the Yorkshire Standard: “I went to investigate and found that the road had been blocked by four fire engines that were working towards distinguishing the flames.

“The smoke had spread across the perimeter of the primary school behind our home.”

Images: Yorkshire Standard.

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