Petrol station fire shuts Huddersfield road

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Police have closed the A629 Halifax Road in Huddersfield in both directions as firefighters tackle a blaze at a petrol station.

The incident is reported to be between Birchencliffe Hill Road and Lindley Moor Road near the Ainley Top roundabout.

Five crews from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were dispatched to the scene after the incident was reported at around 9.45am.

The building involved in the fire is 15 metres by 10 metres and firefighters are using four large jets, two aerial appliances and one hose reel to tackle the fire which appears to involve the roof.

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