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Daylight reveals extent of mill's fire damage

Forty firefighters from across West Yorkshire are still at the scene of a blaze at Drummonds Mill in Bradford.

Scene this morning

The former textile mill has begun to collapse and more of the building may be demolished later today.

A cordon around the mill is still in place and fire investigation officers will be at the scene during the day to try to establish why it caught fire. Flames could be seen across Bradford yesterday as strong winds hampered the operation to being the fire under control.

Extensive damage


Fire service: Mill blaze spread to building's roof

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say a fire at a mill in Bradford has spread to the roof of the building.

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25 fire engines along with two aerial appliances are tackling the blaze in Lumb Lane, Manningham. Residents have been advised to keep doors and windows closed while they try to stop the fire spreading to other buildings.

Homes evacuated as Bradford mill fire rages


Police keen to trace Bradford robbery suspect

Police have issued an image of a man they would like to speak to about a robbery in Bradford.

The incident is believed to have occurred between 7.05pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday, 6 January at an address in Sunbridge Road.

A quantity of cash was taken from the 59-year-old male victim, who suffered bruising in the incident.

Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police are keen to identify this man, who is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall and of stocky build.

He is believed to be in his late twenties or early thirties and has tattoos on both arms.

Detective say the man could be from the Leeds or Huddersfield area.

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