SE: Crews from 15 fire stations fight flames in Halifax

Teams from 15 fire stations were called to the large fire on Queens Road at 2.25pm.

This video of the scene was taken with a drone by AV8 Aerial Media.

Residents were advised to keep doors and windows closed and people were asked to avoid the area.

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The fire on Queens Road today. Photo by AV8 Aerial Media

Firefighters from Halifax, Illingworth, Mytholmroyd, Huddersfield, Stanningley, Mirfield, Featherstone, Bradford, Rastrick, Ilkley, Shipley, Todmorden, Dewsbury, Morley and Fairweather Green fire stations have worked with other agencies including West Yorkshire Police, Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water and Calderdale Council to tackle the flame.

By 7 p.m., there were still eight fire trucks and two latter air platforms on site.

A spokesman for the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “A big thank you to the local community and our partner organizations for their support throughout.”

The fire on Queens Road today. Photo by AV8 Aerial Media

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