Building Fire Make Pumps 8 and Aerials 2 - Dewsbury area

01 April 2024
Property fire
Birkdale Road, Dewsbury
Update 02/04/24 - 0800

Fire crews from Dewsbury, Odsal, Hunslet and Huddersfield remain at the scene this morning.  Fire Investigation are also in attendance.

Update 02/04/24 - 1030

Crews are damping down.  Water relay in use.

Update 02/04/24 - 1230

Crews will remain at the scene throughout the afternoon to monitor hotspots and the structural safety of the building.

Update 02/04/24 - 1630

Incident is closed. Crews have now left the scene.


Reports of a derelict building on fire.  On arrival, crews made pumps 8 and aerials 2.  Fire was in upper floors and roof of derelict building approx 60m x 30m.   Crews used 2 aerial appliances, 4 large jets 1 hose reel and 1 ground monitor to extinguish the fire.  There were no persons involved in the incident.