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‘Fire’ breaks out at Leeds General Infirmary as patients and staff evacuated


A FIRE has reportedly broken out at Leeds General Infirmary as footage shows patients and staff being evacuated.

Local reports suggest claim smoke was "filling up the corridors" as all three emergency services were pictured at the scene.

The Yorkshire Evening Post reports three fires were set off deliberately in the hospital, although this has not been confirmed.

A man with former colleagues at the scene said smoke had filled the corridors in several areas.

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

The Sun Online has approached West Yorkshire Police and the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service for comment.

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