Knottingley garage fire destroys a dozen cars

At least 12 cars were involved in a fire at a recovery garage in Knottingley.

Monday, 11th March 2013, 9:04 am

The fire, at Highway Recovery Ltd, on the A1 Business Park off Knottingley Road, near the A1, was reported at 1.10am.

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Fire crews from Pontefract, Castleford, Featherstone, Garforth, Morley and other stations attended.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “There were a dozen cars on the outside of the building, all of which were on fire and this spread to the building itself - there were also a number of vehicles inside the building but these were unaffected by the fire.”

Crews were still on the scene this morning, a spokesman said the cause was still under investigation.