Fire service release urgent update as roads closed due to ongoing huge fire

Roads in West Yorkshire have been closed by the fire service as they continue to tackle a huge blaze in Bradford.

Monday, 16th November 2020, 4:43 pm
Updated Monday, 16th November 2020, 4:44 pm

West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to Upper Castle Street in the East Bowling area at 3.09am on Monday, November 16.

More than 100 firefighters from across West Yorkshire are tackling the scrap tyre blaze on Upper Castle Street, in the East Bowling area of the city.

Road closures are in place and trains have been cancelled on lines between Bradford Interchange, Halifax and Leeds.

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West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to Upper Castle Street in the East Bowling area at 3.09am on Monday, November 16.

Some local schools have also closed.

Smoke from the massive blaze has blown eastwards towards Leeds.

The following roads have now been confirmed as closed by the fire service:

Spring Mill Street junction Manchester Road

Parmer Street from Spring Mill St

Wood Road at the end of Spring Mill Street

Upper Castle Street junction Ripley Street

Bowling Old Lane junction Manchester Road

Mill Lane from Manchester Road

Mill Lane from Bolling Road

Ripley Street from Manchester Road

Ripley Street from Ripley Road

Nelson Street junction Caledonia St

Fitzwilliam Street junction Mill Lane

Bowling Old Lane junction Ripley St

No one is thought to have been injured in the fire.

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