Garforth fire live updates as huge blaze sends black smoke across bowling club

A huge fire has broken out near playing fields in Garforth.

Thick plumes of black smoke can be seen billowing into the sky off Wakefield Road, with local reports suggesting the fire has taken hold behind a used car garage.

Crowds of people have been pictured gathering on Garforth Rec to watch the blaze as it rages on. Two West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Servicefire engines and two other appliances are currently on scene.

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Our reporter Jasmine Norden is at the scene and says there is currently ‘some confusion’ as to what has caught fire.

We will bring you the latest developments as they happen in our dedicated live blog below.

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