Firefighters tackle huge blaze at mill

Publication Date14 January 2022
Publication titleHuddersfield Daily Examiner
The fire, which took hold of Greenside Mills, on Saville Road, Skelmanthorpe, required a large emergency response, with eight crews from nearby stations in attendance at the 900sq metre building

Firefighters from Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, Halifax, Holmfirth, Ossett, Rastrick, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Featherstone and Garforth rushed to the scene in the early hours of Tuesday. The first floor of the mill, once home to Dawson Fabrics, had been completely engulfed by the flames, which required the use of aerial appliances in parts. Crews split the fire into two sectors, with sector one tackled by ground crew using breathing apparatus and two large jets. The second sector was tackled by crews using the aerial appliance and two...

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