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Fire at an industrial unit - Dewsbury

Time
Date
5.08pm - 10 September 2021
Type
Property fire
Location
Mill Street, East Saville Town, Dewsbury
Special teams
UPDATE 18:50 | Dewsbury Fire

This is a multi-agency response, and we are working alongside West Yorkshire Police, Kirklees Council, utility companies, Environment Agency and other partners to deal with the incident.

There are road closures in place so please avoid the area.

As a precaution could people in the local area including Chickenley and Earlsheaton residents please keep doors and windows closed .

Update 20:15 | Dewsbury Fire

8 fire engines & specialist units remain in attendance at a fire in Saville Town, Dewsbury.

Please avoid travelling through the area.

As a precaution please keep doors/windows closed in the local area including Chickenley & Earlsheaton.

A huge thank you to everyone for their support while we tackle the fire.

Update 22:30 | #Dewsbury Fire

Crews remain at Mill Street, East Saville Town, Dewsbury dealing with the ongoing fire.

From 1am the incident will be scaled back to 2 fire engines & 1 aerial appliance. They will remain on site overnight.

Road closures remain in place – if possible please avoid the area.

Thanks to residents & our partner agencies for their support as we continue to tackle the incident.

Update 11/9/21 8:00

We still have two fire engines at the incident on Mill St, Dewsbury and they will remain through the morning.

Crews are now damping down.

Our fire investigation team are on the scene today looking into the cause.

Thank you to residents and partners for their support while we tackle the fire.

Description:

We currently have 12 fire engines & specialist units in attendance at a fire at an industrial unit in Saville Town #Dewsbury

All persons are accounted for.

Please avoid travelling through the area.