Large pile of sheep's wool catches fire on outskirts of Leeds

A large pile of sheep's wool caught fire sending smoke billowing over Leeds.

Fire crew battle the blaze. PIC: Simon Hulme

Four pumps were sent out to a large mound of wool which was piled up in a field just off Wakefield Road, Rothwell.

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Crews from Rothwell, Hunslet, Garforth and Normanton attended the fire, which was first reported at 2.12pm.

Fire crew battle the blaze. PIC: Simon Hulme

The fire service were still at the scene and the fire wasn't fully extinguished at 4.30pm.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.