Thirty firefighters entered the old Kirklees College building to tackle yet another arson attack.

And they all agree - it’s time the building needs to be pulled down.

They’ve were called out at 8.30pm last night and were at the old college for five hours.

Watch Commander Darren Bagley said: “It was a targeted arson attack.

Video thumbnail, Kirklees College on fire again November 8 2016
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“We had 30 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus go inside - it’s a dangerous job to go inside a building but because of the flat roof and seat of the fire we had to get inside to tackle it, plus have an aerial platform from above.

“But it’s dangerous committing firefighters inside. The other worry is whether someone is inside the building.

“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, this can’t go on.

“After the last fire they put a security guard on but it hasn’t stopped it happening.”

Fire crews at the scene of the blaze at the former Kirklees College building

He said crews could see the flames from their station, just a few hundred yards away on Huddersfield’s ringroad.

It’s believed Tuesday’s fire originated on the first and second floors, in the old languages corridor and library area.

Fire crews from throughout West Yorkshire were called, including crews from Rastrick and Cleckheaton.

It’s the eighth arson attack we've reported on this year at the derelict old college.

There were four fires in as many days in October, plus the site was last visited by firefighters in June, as well as in April and February earlier this year.