Firefighters tackle blaze at former Seabrook crisps factory

Firefighters tackle the blaze at the former Seabrook factory tonight

Firefighters tackle the blaze from an aerial platform

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze

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Fifty firefighers were involved in tackling a blaze at a former crisp factory in Bradford tonight.

A blaze was spotted at the former Seabrooks potato crisp factory in Allerton Road, Allerton, at around 9.45pm, with the third floor and roof of the three-storey building engulfed by fire.

Six fire tenders and two aerial units were involved in the firefighting operation, involving a total of around 50 crew members. Firefighters used three jets and a ground monitor to bring the flames under control.

There was also a mobile command unit at the scene.

It is understood there were also concerns about the possibility of asbestos being involved in the fire.

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