Woodhouse Lane Leeds: Firefighters tackle blaze at Merrion Centre with building evacuated

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A large emergency service presence have been spotted on Woodhouse Lane in Leeds city centre - follow here for the latest updates.

Multiple emergency services rushed to reports of a fire at the Merrion Centre on Woodhouse Lane in Leeds City Centre on Thursday (February 15) morning.

There are three fire trucks, three ambulance incident response units, one police van and one police car present at the scene.

This is a developing story - follow this blog for the latest updates.

Huge emergency service presence on Woodhouse Lane in Leeds - latest

West Yorkshire Police statement

West Yorkshire Police said the incident appears to be a fire, with police at the scene to support with traffic control.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have been contacted for a comment.