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Firefighters tackling large blaze in Brighouse

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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.


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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