Building Fire - Make Pumps 10, increased to make pumps 15

11 March 2022
Property fire
Ravensthorpe Industrial Estate, Low Mill Lane, Ravensthorpe
Attending station
Crews from across West Yorkshire

**Update at 03:25**: Incident has now been increased to 15 pumps and 3 aerials along with various other specialist resources including hose laying equipment and a high volume pump.  Approximately 100 fire fighters and specialist officers are currently on scene tackling the blaze which is involving heavy machinery and stacks of scrap metal.  Advice still remains in place for properties and businesses in the local area to keep all doors and windows closed whilst we are safely extinguishing the fire.

Large incident in the Ravensthorpe area of Dewsbury.  Approximately 80 fire fighters are in an attendance dealing with a large fire on Ravensthorpe Industrial Estate.

Current advice being issued to local residents and businesses is to please keep all doors and windows closed whilst the fire is being extinguished.

Fire appliances, specialist supporting resources and officers from around the county are currently in attendance.