West Yorkshire Fire Service confirmed they had been called to a number of tyres which were on fire near a canal towpath in Kirkstall.
One crew was sent to the scene, in Wyther Lane, to deal with the fire.
A spokeswoman for WYP said: "We were called to Wyther Lane in Kirkstall, near the power station, after reports of tyres being on fire.
"The tyres were near a canal towpath. There is quite a lot of smoke coming off it but it is a fire out in the open.
"We have sent one crew from Leeds."
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