UPDATE - Large Fire, Mill Street East, Dewsbury

Friday, 10 September, 2021

Please remember a cordon is in place as the emergency services go about their work and is likely to remain there for some time yet.

Roads are closed in the area and local residents are advised to keep their windows closed. 

The roads closed are Mill St East with its junction with Mill Street West and Savile Road and Warren Street

 

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Police were called at 4:49pm today (Friday 10 September) to reports of a large fire in the area of Mill Street East, Dewsbury.


Emergency services including the police are currently at the scene.


Witnesses have reported hearing explosions – it is believed this is gas cylinders exploding.


Mill Street East and Warren Street are closed and there is a cordon in place around the scene. Residents are advised to keep their windows closed.


Mill Street East is being evacuated.


There are currently no reports of any injuries but emergency services are continuing to check the scene.

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