Fire crews rush to blaze at Castleford property

Fire crews were rushed to a blaze at a building in Castleford this morning.

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 11:14 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 11:15 am

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said they had been called at 6.49am to a fire on Eastfield Lane, Castleford.

Crews from Castleford, Normanton and Pontefract were called to tackle the blaze, which is believed to have been started by a drying or roasting device inside the building.

Breathing apparatus, hose reels and a high power fan were used to clear smoke from the building, which measured around 30 by 20 metres.

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Fire crews were rushed to a blaze at a building in Castleford this morning. Photo: Google Maps

It is not believed that anyone was injured in the fire.

The full fire service statement reads: "Fire involving a Drying/Roasting machine in a building measuring 30 metres x 20 metres, crews have used 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reels and a high powered fan to clear smoke from the building.

"Appliances from Castleford, Normanton and Pontefract have attended."