Huge blaze breaks out near Leeds Bradford Airport

Fire near Leeds Bradford Airport. Pic by @neilrholloway.

Fire near Leeds Bradford Airport. Pic by @neilrholloway.

FIREFIGHTERS are currently tackling a blaze in west Leeds that has sent plumes of smoke across Leeds Bradford Airport.

The grass fire at a nearby farm broke out earlier this afternoon (July 25), and has spread to a car and surrounding fields.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The fire has affected the airport due to the amount of smoke.

 

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