Firefighters work through the night to tackle huge Hunslet blaze

Firefighters worked through the night to tackle a huge blaze in Hunslet.

Saturday, 24th April 2021, 11:42 am
Updated Saturday, 24th April 2021, 11:44 am

Ten fire engines and specialist units were called to the fire in Pepper Road at 7pm on Friday, April 23.

Residents were told to keep doors and windows closed due to the amount of smoke, which could be seen across Leeds.

Drivers were also told to avoid the area.

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A large fire in Hunslet. Photo: West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.

The fire service issued an update to say the fire had been contained at 9.40pm.

Crews remained on scene damping down overnight.

They left the scene at about 8am on Saturday, April 24.