Blaze breaks out at cemetery chapel

Fire crews were called to church fire in Castleford on Wednesday night.

By Nick Frame
Friday, 1st April 2022, 7:56 am
Updated Friday, 1st April 2022, 7:58 am

The call came in at 8.24pm on Wednesday after it was reported that a single-storey derelict cemetery chapel on Healdfield Road was ablaze.

They found the building 80 per cent consumed by flames.

Crews attended from Castleford, Normanton, Pontefract, Garforth, Rothwell and Killingbeck.

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The chapel in Castleford (photo by Bill Sweeting)

They used three large jets to extinguish the fire.