Leeds fire crews called out to flats above Viaduct Showbar in Lower Briggate

Firefighters have been called out to Leeds city centre this morning after what appears to have been a fire in the flats above a bar.

Pictures and video shared with the YEP show smoke billowing out of what are understood to be a set of flats above The Viaduct Showbar in Lower Briggate.

Bob Peters took this image of smoke rising from the flats in Lower Briggate, Leeds.

Bob Peters took this image of smoke rising from the flats in Lower Briggate, Leeds.

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A number of fire engines can be seen outside the building, but West Yorkshire Fire Service is yet to release the full details.

The Leeds drag and cabaret bar recently underwent a £500,000 refurbishment.

Read more: Leeds drag and cabaret bar set to take show to another level with major revamp

Fire engines were dispatched to Lower Briggate in Leeds. Picture: Chris Drinkall

Fire engines were dispatched to Lower Briggate in Leeds. Picture: Chris Drinkall

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The flashing blue lights of a fire engine can be seen through the smoke on Briggate, Leeds. Picture: @Chrisrhodespoke

The flashing blue lights of a fire engine can be seen through the smoke on Briggate, Leeds. Picture: @Chrisrhodespoke