Leeds 5am flat fire spreads to several homes

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Fire crews were called to a flat fire on Vesper Road, Kirkstall, during the early hours of today.

Several flats were said to have been involved in the blaze, which was reported shortly before 5am.

It is understood no-one was injured in the fire.

A fire service spokesman said a first floor flat fire spread to the roof and then affected other properties.

Crews from Leeds and Cookridge fire stations attended.

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