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Jim Butters from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has been talking to Calendar about efforts to secure the safety of a mill building in Bradford after a massive fire.
More than 80 firefighters have been tackling the blaze at the building on Mill Lane since this morning.
Firefighters are continuing to battle a massive fire at an industrial mill in Bradford.
Around 11 fire appliances were called out earlier today to the building on Mill Lane, which is closed at its junctions with Hall Lane, Nelson Street, Manchester Road , Prospect Road and Caledonia Street, as the blaze is being brought under control.
The flames and smoke are not believed to be harmful and residents are being reassured that they can go about their daily business.
West Yorkshire Police are assisting the fire service.
"This is a big fire and people in the area will see smoke but there is no reason to be alarmed and there is no threat to residents. Emergency services are currently dealing with the situation and we are doing everything we can to minimise any disruption."
Chief Inspector Daniel Greenwood.
More than 70 firefighters are tackling a massive blaze at an industrial mill building in Bradford.
Eleven fire engines were called to Mill Lane in the city around 7.51am this morning (Saturday August 23). There was no one inside the building, which contains work units, at the time of the fire.