Leeds News Live: Building on fire in Harehills closes Roundhay Road

All the latest from Tuesday, August 11.

Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 8:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 3:13 pm
Fire on Roundhay Road in Harehills. 11/8/2020

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Last updated: Tuesday, 11 August, 2020, 19:48

  • Fire in Harehills closes Roundhay Road
  • Leeds United announce record-breaking deal with SBOTOP
  • Jet2 restarting flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Cyprus
  • Leeds Council consultation banning street drinking

Police cordon in East End Park after man is stabbed

Police cordon around several Leeds streets after man is stabbed in the afternoon

A large police cordon is in place this evening (Tuesday) in East End Park after a man was stabbed.

Bus diversions are still in place

West Yorkshire Police confirm cannabis farm found at scene of Roundhay Road fire

Police are now preparing to reopen the road

Naz Sulaman works in a nearby shop and says “everyone is ok"

Naz Sulaman, working nearby in a shop, said: "We saw smoke and after about 15 minutes the firemen came. People on the street were shouting to people inside to come out as they didn't realise there was a fire. Thankfully everyone is OK.'

Full story on the fire on Roundhay Round:

Fire on Roundhay Road

More from the scene:

Above the Jamales Junction shop

The fire is in the building above the Jamales Junction shop

Video of scene on Roundhay Road

Our reporter Joe Cooper is at the scene:

The fire on Roundhay Road is above a shop called Jamales Junction

The fire on Roundhay Road is above a shop called Jamales Junction.

Our reporter, Joe Cooper, is at the scene. He says the fire is almost put out.

The photo shows serious damage to the roof of the property. 

Fire on Roundhay Road in Harehills. 11/8/2020
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