Fire crews are still at the scene of a huge blaze in Leeds last night which could be seen across Kirklees and beyond.

They are damping down at the scene of the fire, at a derelict, empty industrial premises in Waterloo Way near Bramley town centre, which broke out at around 8.45pm.

Huge plumes of smoke from the fire could be seen from Huddersfield, Batley and Holme Moss.

A number of roads in the area were closed as firefighters tackled the blaze.

READ MORE: Smoke from huge Bramley warehouse fire seen from Holme Moss

READ MORE: 12 reasons you should never visit Huddersfield

There was so much smoke that nearby residents were told to keep their doors and windows closed. Some bus services were affected, and Leeds Bradford Airport was alerted.

Ten fire crews, including ones from Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Cleckheaton , helped tackle the blaze, and helicopters were seen circling the area on Monday night.

Specialist appliances from across West Yorkshire were called to the scene, which is close to Bramley shopping centre, and 10 pumps and two aerial jets were used to bring the fire under control.

The smoke from the warehouse fire in Bramley seen from Farnley Tyas
The smoke from the warehouse fire in Bramley seen from Farnley Tyas

People across Kirklees tweeted pictures of the smoke.

West Yorkshire’s deputy chief fire officer David Walton tweeted a picture with the caption “Tonight’s Bramley fire as seen from Holme Moss ! @West_Yorks_FRS working hard to extinguish, stay safe guys and girls.”

And Georgia Nicholson shared a picture of the smoke as seen from Farnley Tyas.

And Ash Milnes took a picture from Dewsbury which showed huge plumes of black smoke filling the sky.

No-one is thought to have been injured in the incident, and the cause is under investigation.

Det Insp Phil Jackson, of Leeds District CID, thanked local residents for their co-operation during the incident.