Bradford fire crews tackle huge blaze in Leeds

Scene of the blaze in Armley, Leeds

Scene of the blaze in Armley, Leeds

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Firefighters from stations across Bradford tackled a huge blaze at a chemicals store in Leeds yesterday.

More than 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines were fighting the flames at their height, including crews from Bradford, Fairweather Green, Shipley, Rawdon and Cleckheaton stations.

Two aerial appliances and numerous specialist appliances were also called to the scene of the fire in Albion Way, Armley.

The fire, believed to be arson, began at 2.34am yesterday at packaging firm Tradepak. Fire crews saved neighbouring buildings from damage.

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