UPDATE: video of major fire at Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire

By Anders Anglesey

Fire crews are tackling a major blaze at a power station near a motorway this afternoon.

The West Yorkshire Fire Service was called just before 2pm to a major fire at Ferrybridge Power Station at Knottingley.

Ferrybridge Power Station fire. Picture courtesy of @sammyholmes3

Ferrybridge Power Station fire. Picture courtesy of @sammyholmes3

15 fire crews from across the region were called to the four storey building off Strangelands Lane.

The fire is understood to have started on the third floor, but there is no confirmation how the fire started at this time.

A spokesperson from the West Yorkshire Fire Service confirmed that all personnel were accounted for and that they had received no reported injuries.

 

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