Bradford Road, Batley

27 December 2022
Property fire
Bradford Road, Batley
Update at 8:33am on 27/12/2022

The fire is now under control. Just after 8am the response was reduced to three crews and one aerial appliance. We will remain in attendance at the incident damping down.

Update at 2:36pm on on 27/12/2022

Just after 12pm all appliances had left the scene. Highways Agency have closed Alexandra Road, so drivers are recommended to find an alternative route if needed.  


Just after 2:40am we received reports of a fire inside a commercial building on Bradford Road, Batley. 

On arrival, fire crews escalated the incident to six crews and two aerial appliances, and then further increased to ten crews.  Fire crews are currently using three large jets, two aerial appliances, two hose reels and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the blaze.

It is a commercial building, approximately 30 x 20 metres in size, with 30% of the building involved in fire.