Smoke rises from a fire at Ferrybridge C Power Station at Ferrybridge in west Yorkshire July 31, 2014.
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Fire breaks out at Ferrybridge power station

A fire has broken out at Ferrybridge power station, near Castleford, in West Yorkshire.

Huge plumes of black smoke could be seen coming from the facility, which is often referred to as "Ferrybridge C".

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service dispatched about 50 firefighters and 10 pumps to the site at about 14:00 BST.

Danny Savage reports.

  • 31 Jul 2014
  • From the section UK