Large firefighter turnout to tackle West Yorkshire building fire

The fire is in the Great Horton Road area. Pic: Google.
The fire is in the Great Horton Road area. Pic: Google.

Fire crews were tonight tackling a blaze at a large building in Bradford.

Around half of the unoccupied Cragg Mill on Great Horton Road was said to be in flames after 7pm.

Local residents were advised to stay inside and close windows and doors.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews are currently dealing with a large unoccupied building fire in Great Horton area. 8 fire appliances are in attendance with supporting appliances and officers from across the brigade.

"The building is 50% involved in fire approx. 60m x 30m, 6 large jets, 4 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation in use."

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