Fire Video


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Warehouse fire contained by firefighters in Bradford overnight.

This was the scene on Bolling road, Bradford last night as fire crews from the brigade area tackled the fire at Broomfield House, the premises of Simba Smoby Toys. The call was raised at approx. 9:30pm with smoke seen rising from the roof area as the fire inside raged. 

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were deployed to tackle the fire internally. This was a large building measuring approx. 50m x 40m in size, of single storey construction and involved high racking within the warehouse. Local roads were closed off by the police to allow for the firefighting crews to contain the blaze. As a precaution a Public Safety Advice message was released on Twitter by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for the surrounding area.

The Incident was made up to 10 pumps with 2 aerial appliances being used at the scene one having traveled from Leeds. 
Firefighters used 3 Large jets, 1 Hosereel jet, 8 Breathing apparatus, 1 jet from Aerial Ladder Platform and CARP appliance and Positive Pressure Ventilation fans (PPV).

Appliances from Bradford(2), Shipley, Illingworth, Fairweather Green, Odsal, Rastrick, Cleckheaton, Dewsbury, Hunslet, Killingbeck, Leeds (ALP), Mirfield (HL), Featherstone (CU), Moortown with supporting officers are some of the vehicles recorded to have attended.

The building was fitted with a sprinkler system which had been activated along with the fire alarm that could be heard.

Crews remaining in attendance this morning with 2 appliances damping down and making up equipment from the incident. A fire investigation has started to establish the cause.

The crews are supplied with refreshments from the welfare unit which attended the incident.