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Firefighters tackle large blaze at Ivy Mill in Bradford

Fire at Ivy Mill, Bradford Image copyright dave walton

Seventy firefighters have been tackling a large fire at a former textile mill in Bradford.

At the height of the blaze, smoke could be seen from hills on the other side of the city.

West Yorkshire Fire Service was called to Ivy Mill on Mill Lane industrial estate in West Bowling close to the city centre, just before 08:00 BST.

There were still 60 firefighters at the site in the middle of the afternoon, the fire service said.

No one is believed to be trapped inside the building and there is no threat to residents, the fire service said.

Image caption Ivy Mill is a commercial building, but the top three floors are thought to be derelict

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