Fire sends smoke billowing across Leeds and Wakefield

Firefighters from Rothwell and Hunslet dealt with a blaze involving three portable buildings this afternoon.

Tuesday, 15th September 2015, 3:15 pm
Firefighters put out the blaze at portable buildings near Robin Hood, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme

Crews were alerted to the incident on land off the A61 Wakefield Road between Rothwell and Robin Hood at 1.30pm.

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A plume of thick black smoke from the burning buildings was visible from Leeds city centre.

Firefighter put out the fire at some portakabins, at Robin Hood, leeds..SH10014285g..15th September 2015 Picture by Simon Hulme