Dramatic footage shows firefighters tackling blaze near Leeds city centre

Dramatic footage shows firefighters tackling a blaze on wasteland near Leeds city centre.

Crews were called after grass caught fire near St Matthews Community Centre, in Holbeck, at about 3pm today (Wednesday).

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Fire crews called to grass blaze near Leeds city centreVideo and images captured from the scene shows firefighters dousing the flames while surrounded by smoke.

The smoke could be seen near Domestic Street, Holbeck, earlier.

Firefighters tackle a grassland fire on waste ground behind St Matthew's Community Centre, Holbeck, Leeds.