Watch firefighters fight the Woodhouse Square blaze after a security guard sees smoke rising

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Seven fire engines were called in to fight a dramatic fire at a dental spa in Leeds city center on Sunday morning.

A security guard spotted smoke coming from the Clarendon Dental Spa in Woodhouse Lane and sounded the alarm.

The fire broke out around 8 a.m. and within minutes, several fire trucks had been called to the scene.

Smoke can be seen billowing from dentists in this dramatic footage as firefighters fight the blaze.

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West Yorkshire Police were also called to the scene to close the road, which was close to Leeds City College and the Clarendon Wing of Leeds Infirmary General Hospital.

The fire was allegedly started by a power failure in the basement of the building.



Fire at Clarendon Dental Spa on Woodhouse Square in Leeds. Photo Scott Merrylees

Killingbeck and Hunslet engines were called up, totaling seven units.

The fire was extinguished around 10:30 am.

Tom Staples, manager of the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service station at Birkenshaw, said: ‘This was reported at 8am on Sunday by a security guard.



Fire at Clarendon Dental Spa on Woodhouse Square in Leeds. Photo Scott Merrylees

“We had seven units plus a stand, including pumps from Killingbeck and Hunslet.

“It was a fire in the basement and the cause is an alleged power failure.

“Damage to the basement and the first floor. No one was hurt.

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