Fire in basement of a high rise domestic premise. Fire involved 2 cars and caused smoke logging to majority of floors of the property. Crews used 8 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reels and 1 large jets. Crews also used 4 high powered fans to clear smoke from the affected floors. All residents evacuated the premise safely.

Flat fire on the 11th floor, this was a chip pan fire out on arrival, 1 male casualty and 1 female casualty suffered with slight smoke inhalation, both were given oxygen therapy by fire service personnel and given a precautionary check up by the ambulance service, they did not attend hospital.

UPDATE AT 03:50 - Advice has been issued from the fire ground to all local residents and businesses to keep all doors and windows closed whilst the Fire Service continue to deal with the incident.


Building fire single storey 30m x 15m bathroom showroom involved. 100% involved in fire. 4 large jets, 4 hose reel jets, aerial appliance and 2 breathing apparatus sets used to extinguish the fire.  Incident still ongoing. 


Crews are currently in attendance at a building fire on Undercliffe Road. This is a disused building involved and incident is being attended by 5 pumps and 1 aerial along with supporting resources. Crews are currently using 5 jets and 1 hose reel. Further updates to follow

16:47 - Initial call

We are in attendance at a fire at a derelict school on Waterton Road in Wakefield. The fire is approximately 50 X 50 metres.  

Advice to local residents is to keep doors and windows closed.

Building fire, 15 metres by 15 metres, 20 per cent involved in fire. Incident was made pumps 5 and aerials 1 on arrival. Crews have used 2 hose reels, 4 breathing apparatus, 2 jets and high powered fans to clear smoke from building. Technical Rescue Unit was requested or Building Softening but was not required. Incident has now been scaled back to 3 pumps

Large waste fire approx. 20m x 30m. Exposure to 1 side. Plant machinery in use to make fire break.

8 fire appliances, 1 aerial appliance and specialist units from across the brigade are in attendance at this incident.

Local residents are advised to keep windows and doors closed. 


5 fire appliances are in attendance at a 2 storey derelict building.  100% involved in fire.

3 jets and 1 ground monitor in use.

Residents of Northgate Lodge, Pontefract are advised to keep windows and doors closed.