Fire services in Leeds are currently tackling an incident with has seen smoke pour from a city centre office block.

The smoking building is believed to be the former British Gas offices in Sheepscar in Templar Street.

The location of the building fire
The location of the building fire
 

A police spokeswoman said they were alerted to the fire at 2.40pm and New York Street would be closed.

Twitter users have been sending pictures onto the social network as thick plumes of smoke escaped from the building.

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