11 dramatic pictures from scene as Leeds firefighters tackle derelict pub blaze on Wakefield Road

Firefighters in Leeds have been battling a fire at former pub building.

Wakefield Road, Leeds was closed in both directions this morning due to a fire at a derelict pub building.

Fire crews including two appliances from Hunslet, Killingbeck, aerial from Leeds with support from Stanningley attended the scene shortly after 2.25am this morning (Monday, May 7).

The fire broke out across the basement, ground floor and the first floor of the former Queens pub in Stourton.

Yorkshire Evening Post photographer Tony Johnson captured these dramatic pictures from the scene...

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