Update 9.30 | 16 April

2 fire engines & an aerial appliance will remain on site all day at Queens Rd, Kings Cross.

The demolition of the site will begin today & continue over the coming days. You may notice an increase of smoke & dust in the area. 

Road closures are in place so please avoid travelling into the area.

Thanks to the local community and partner agencies for their support as we continue to tackle this incident.

Update 8:30 | 16 April

3 fire engines, 2 aerial appliances & a CLM vehicles remain on site at Queens Rd, Kings Cross.

Crews from Halifax, Leeds, Dewsbury & Huddersfield are in attendance.

Road closures are in place so please avoid travelling into the area. 

Update 19:00 | Halifax

8 fire appliances and 2 aerial ladder platforms remain at the scene.

A big thanks to the local community & our partner agencies for their support throughout.

Update 17:30 | Halifax

There's a large presence at the incident so please do not visit or travel into the area.

Keep doors/windows closed.

Crews are working with partner agencies including West Yorkshire Police, Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water and Calderdale Council.


We are currently dealing with a large building fire in the King Cross area of Halifax. Residents are advised to keep doors and windows closed. Crews from across the brigade are in attendance.