Fire sends smoke billowing across Leeds and Wakefield

Firefighters put out the blaze at portable buildings near Robin Hood, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme
Firefighters put out the blaze at portable buildings near Robin Hood, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme

Firefighters from Rothwell and Hunslet dealt with a blaze involving three portable buildings this afternoon.

Crews were alerted to the incident on land off the A61 Wakefield Road between Rothwell and Robin Hood at 1.30pm.

Firefighter put out the fire at some portakabins, at Robin Hood, leeds..SH10014285g..15th September 2015 Picture by Simon Hulme

Firefighter put out the fire at some portakabins, at Robin Hood, leeds..SH10014285g..15th September 2015 Picture by Simon Hulme

A plume of thick black smoke from the burning buildings was visible from Leeds city centre.