Fire crews are in attendance at a building fire at Fernley Green Road, Knottingley.

Building is 100m x 100m in size. 10% involved in fire.

8 fire appliances are at the scene. Using 1 ground monitor and 3 large jets to tackle the fire.

Crews from neighbouring brigades are also in attendance.


Fire crews are in attendance following four large haystacks catching fire in open countryside. Five pumps were called to Hall Farm Road, in Swillington. In attendance were pumps and crews from Castleford, Hunslet, Rothwell and two from Killingbeck stations following the initial call out. This has now been reduced to three engines, as crews remain on site damping down. Crews have said there is no danger to local residents, but have advised people to close doors and windows, should they smell the smoke. There are no road closures and no danger to lives.

Crews are currently in attendance at a building fire on Undercliffe Road. This is a disused building involved and incident is being attended by 5 pumps and 1 aerial along with supporting resources. Crews are currently using 5 jets and 1 hose reel. Further updates to follow

We are at the scene of a Barn Fire in the Silsden Area with 15 appliances currently in attendance. 

3 buildings are involved in the fire approx 80 x 60m.

Partner Agenices are also in attendance.

16:47 - Initial call

We are in attendance at a fire at a derelict school on Waterton Road in Wakefield. The fire is approximately 50 X 50 metres.  

Advice to local residents is to keep doors and windows closed.

We currently have fire engines & specialist units in attendance at a fire at Dalton Mills, Keighley.

There is a lot of smoke in the area & residents are advised to keep doors/windows closed.

Please avoid travelling through the area.

Updates to follow.

23:12 - Update

Damping down continues.

The incident has now been reduced further to 3 fire appliances.

22:27 - Update

Damping down in progress.  Fire now out.  

The incident has been scaled back to 6 fire appliances.  We will remain on scene throughout the night.

19:53 - Initial call

Two storey building. Single storey extension 30m x 15m 100% involved in fire.