Ash Green school fire: First statement from fire service as school engulfed in flames in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service has released a statement regarding a huge school blaze in the region tonight.

By Daniel Sheridan
Tuesday, 1st February 2022, 10:11 pm

Emergency services are dealing with a fire at Ash Green school in Mixenden, on the outskirts of Halifax.

The fire service said they were called shortly before 8pm on Tuesday.

A single storey extension of the school is '100 per cent involved in fire' according to the service.

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Two breathing apparatus, one jet, one hose reel and three positive pressure ventilation fans are in use to prevent spread to adjacent building, the fire service said.

A total of ten fire engines and one aerial ladder platform is in attendance.

"Advice to local residents is to keep doors and windows closed", the fire service said.