We were called at 16.07 by West Yorkshire Police to assist with a building collapse on Kirkgate in Leeds.

We currently have several crews in attendance including;

2 crews from Leeds

1 crew from Hunslet

The technical rescue team from Cleckheaton

The aerial ladder appliance from Wakefield.

Work is ongoing at the building.


UPDATE: 19.00


All crews have left the scene, leaving this incident in the hands of our colleagues at West Yorkshire Police. No casualties were found.


Agricultural building and domestic property fire, make pumps 6, persons reported.  Building was 100% involved in fire, with crews using 3 large jets and a ground monitor to get the fire under control.  1 casualty self rescued from the property suffering with burns, and was taken to hospital via ambulance.

Crews attended a serious Road Traffic Collision on the M62 between Junctions 22 to 23 Eastbound. 

Three fire engines from Rastrick, Slaithwaite and Rochdale attended, along with the Technical Rescue crews from Cleckheaton. 

The M62 remains closed both directions between Junctions 22 and 24. 

Car and van involved. One female trapped in car was extricated by fire service personnel and left in care of paramedics. Technical Rescue Unit and support crew from Cleckheaton was also mobilised but stood down prior to arrival.

Road traffic collisions between 2 cars, 1 vehicle was on its side.  1 person rescued by fire service from overturned vehicle and in care or Yorkshire Ambulance.

Fire crews from across the region are in attendance at a derelict building fire on Riverside Estate, Shipley. 

10 appliances are in attendance with specialist support units including aerial appliance.

Residents local to the area are advised to keep windows and doors closed due to smoke from the fire.  

Please avoid the area where possible so emergency services can deal with the incident.