Ten fire engines called to blaze at former West Yorkshire hospital

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a former hospital in Batley tonight.

Sunday, 1st October 2017, 9:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:25 pm
Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service

Crews were called to a blaze at the derelict buildings at Carlinghow Hill in Batley just after 4pm today. (Sun Oct 1)

Ten fire engines from stations across West Yorkshire were at the scene at the height of the blaze and three pumps remain at the scene along with an aerial appliance.

Fire crews will be at the scene throughout the night.

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Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service
Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service
Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service
Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service
Photo by West Yorkshire Fire Service