Fire breaks out at Castleford caravan company

These pictures show the moment large flames engulfed two caravans in Castleford.

Thursday, 24th August 2017, 10:51 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:44 pm
Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley

A blaze broke out in the yard of a caravan parts company in Lock Lane last night.

Crews from Normanton and Castleford were called to the scene at 10.35pm.

They tackled the flames for around an hour.

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Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley

Watch commander at Castleford David Smith said: "The caravans were in a locked compound in front of the company building.

"One caught fire and it spread to the other.

"Fortunately, we were able to protect the building from the fire.

"The cause is still under investigation."

Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley

No one has hurt in the incident. It is thought a nearby business raised the alarm.

Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley
Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley
Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley
Fire at Lock Lane. Picture by Andrew Apperley