Fire crews called to blaze in Otley building

Four fire engines were called to Otley after a fire broke out in a derelict building.

Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 1:43 pm
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West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Old Geoffrey's Yard in Westgate just after 5.30am on Wednesday morning.

Three pumps and one aerial platform from Otley and Cookridge fire stations attended at the building, which measured 80 metres by 30 metres.

Another fire engine from Rawdon and an aerial platform from Leeds were then called upon to help tackle the fire.

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The lower ground floor of the building was involved.

The fire was under control a short time later.