Fire breaks out at textile company

Fire at Rawson factory, Portobello Road, Wakefield. Picture courtesy of James Johnson
Fire at Rawson factory, Portobello Road, Wakefield. Picture courtesy of James Johnson

A blaze broke out at a textile manufacturing company in Wakefield.

Firefighters were called to W.E Rawson at Portobello Road at around 7.40pm on Monday.

A plastic fibre machine had caught fire.

Teams and appliances from Wakefield, Ossett, Dewsbury, Normanton and Featherstone attended.

No one was injured.