Leeds & West Yorkshire

Leeds mill fire tackled overnight by 60 firefighters

Sheepscar Works fire
Image caption At its height more than 60 firefighters were tackling the fire at the mill

More than 60 firefighters from West Yorkshire have been tackling a fire at a Leeds mill overnight.

The fire service was alerted to the blaze at Sheepscar Works at about 1745 GMT on Saturday following reports of an unoccupied mill being alight.

The building, which is four storeys high and about 100m (0.1km) long, remained on fire overnight.

About 20 firefighters are expected to remain at the site damping down for most of Sunday.

The fire service said no-one was believed to have been inside the mill and there have been no reports of any injuries

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