Crews tackling blaze at Leeds high-rise flats

Firefighters from across the county are tackling a blaze at high-rise flats on the edge of Leeds city centre.

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Crews were sent out to the fire at the second floor of the Regent Quay flats, in Bowman Lane, at around 12.55pm today (Saturday).

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They are still at the scene trying to extinguish the flames, which have caused smoke to affect three floors of the building.

Specialist officers and appliances have been called to the building from around Yorkshire to help tackle the blaze.