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Firefighters tackling large blaze in Brighouse

Credit: Twitter / @WYP_PCWILLIS

Firefighters from across West Yorkshire are currently battling a major fire in Brighouse.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say 70 firefighters from across the brigade are tackling a building fire on Sherwood Road.

Firefighters have 10 large jets in use.

Local residents are being urged to keep doors and windows shut.

Some road around the area are closed.

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Police appeal over missing 70-year-old man

Police are appealing for information to trace a vulnerable pensioner who has gone missing from Brighouse.

Barry Nicholson Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Barry Nicholson, was last seen on River Street shortly before 8pm on Sunday August 3. The 70-year-old man is described as white, around 5ft tall with a long white beard and grey hair.

Police and Barry's family are very concerned for his welfare.

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