Salvage operation at Leeds nightclub after fire breaks out

The scene outside Pryzm nightclub last night after firefighters arrived.
The scene outside Pryzm nightclub last night after firefighters arrived.

Firefighters were called to a Leeds nightclub last night after the smoking shelter on its roof was engulfed by flames.

The blaze broke out at Pryzm nightclub in the city centre at around 9.45pm.

Two crews from Leeds and one from Hunslet found the shelter was well alight when they arrived and the fire had spread to the roof itself.

They were able to put out the flames using two hose reels and two sets of breathing apparatus, but around 10 per cent of the roof was damaged.

A fire service spokeswoman said salvage operations had begun last night.

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