VIDEO: Firefighters battle oil tank fire at Halifax metal factory

Firefighters tackled an oil tank fire within a Halifax metal industrial processing plant in the early hours of this morning.

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Crews were called to the metal industrial processing plant in Hope Street at about 4.10am today (Thursday).

The fire in Hope Street, Halifax

The fire in Hope Street, Halifax

One man suffered smoke inhalation during the fire and paramedics were called.

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Some 40 per cent of the building's main warehouse was involved in the blaze, a spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

Several crews, including specialist and aerial units from Huddersfield, Cleckheaton and Leeds, attended the fire.