Nearby residents spotted the smoke and fire crews from Hunslet Station were mobilised to the incident.
The fire is in Midland Road and was reported at about 12.30pm.
-> Four months of snow could hit Yorkshire in coldest winter for 10 yearsThe Yorkshire Evening Post has contacted West Yorkshire Fire Service but it is currently too early to say what caused the fire or exactly how large it is.
An update from fire crews is expected in about an hour - keep following for more as we get it.
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