Initial reports suggest a fire has broken out at a hospital with "smoke filling up the corridors".

All three emergency services have been pictured at Leeds General Infirmary where local reports suggest a large fire has broken out and patients and staff have been evacuated.

The Yorkshire Evening Post reports three fires have been set off deliberately in the hospital, though this has not been confirmed by official sources.

A man quoted by the Yorkshire Evening Post said: “I heard that the smoke was filling up the corridors from A and E up to ICU and Theatres (one level up).”

The man also claimed a police cordon had been put up outside the building.

Buses are unable to go past the hospital, with First West Yorks tweeting: "Service 5 towards Albion Street - Due to an obstruction on Clarendon Way the service is currently following the 5A route. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused."

The Mirror has contacted the hospital and West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for comment.

Pictures and video posted on social media show multiple fire engines and police cars around the A&E tonight.

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