Drone video of Speedibake Wakefield reveals devastation as fire now under control

Drone footage, shot above Speedibake in Wakefield, has revealed the devastation to the factory after a large fire ripped through the building.

Sunday, 2nd February 2020, 5:31 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd February 2020, 5:32 pm

At its peak on Saturday there were 20 fire engines and 140 firefighters at the scene.

The fire, which is now under control, caused Wakefield to 'look like nighttime' as thick black smoke covered the city.

Drone footage, captured by Scott Merrylees, shows the extent of the damage looking down onto the building.

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Drone footage has revealed the devastation to the factory (Credit: Scott Merrylees)

Crews remain at the scene.