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Peaky Blinders’ Set Fire Spread Fast, Brought Disaster


A missive fire spread out earlier on Thursday afternoon (3 March 2022) in Peaky Blinders’ former set in Dalton Mills. The location was a former textile mill that was used as a setting for the tv shows Peaky Blinders and Down Town Abbey.

 It was not the first time that such a fire incident occurred in this location. The building previously caught on fire in 2011. Then some parts of it got fixed in 2015 and prepared for different projects such as filming tv shows and documentaries.

 West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service confirmed this incident on their website and they stated:

 “We currently have fire engines & specialist units in attendance at a fire at Dalton Mills, Keighley. There is a lot of smoke in the area & residents are advised to keep doors/windows closed. Please avoid traveling through the area.”

Fire in the former Peaky Blinders' set shocks fans

According to the firefighters who were battling the Peaky Blinders’ fire set, it took them several hours to distort the fire directly from the points which could put serious damage to the nearby people and houses.

Here in Us day News, we try to prepare the latest and most trusted news regarding this shocking incident.

So if you are keen to know more, keep in touch with us.

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Fans and Media Reactions to Peaky Blinders’ Fire Set

As was also mentioned above, the popular tv show Peaky Blinders was set in Dalton Mills. Apart from Peaky Blinders and Down Town Abbey, this location was host to some other shows such as The Great Train Robbery, Gunpowder and To Walk Invisible, and The Limehouse Golem.

There is a production facility close to the Yorkshire Moors which provides access for local film crews to Leeds, Bradford, Manchester, and London. This is why this place is important for many fans and film directors.

Many news sources and film review pages reacted to this incident. Talk Radio published this breaking news in their Twitter account as follows: “BREAKING: Dalton Mill, used as a BBC Peaky Blinders filming location, has been engulfed by flames today with more than 100 West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue firefighters battling the fire in Keighley.”

Peaky Blinder fans made many memories watching this show, especially in the Dalton Mills location where this incident happened. So they were sad and shocked by hearing about the fire spreading in the set.

One fan showed how he felt and Twitter said, “OH NO! We are desperately sad to learn of the fire at Dalton Mills in #Keighley. While it might have been a #peakyblinders location, it was also the local for the BBC’s #Northandsouth with @RCArmitage Our thoughts are with everyone affected.

Fire in the former Peaky Blinders' set shocks fans

Nonetheless, our team in Us day News does not confirm any of the rumors which have spread out on the internet. However, we are trying our best in order to find the most reliable news and information about Peaky Blinders’ fire set and also to add additional updates on a daily basis.

Alongside the aforementioned facts, we thank and fully appreciate the firefighters who bravely fought in the set in order to lessen the casualties to the lowest number possible and save people’s lives.

more about Peaky Blinders and the Set Fire Incident Happened in

Peaky Blinders is a British crime drama television series created by Steven Knight. It is set in Birmingham, England. It is about a family gang who is run by “Thomas Shelby” and tries to take control of the city.

Many well-known actors starred in this tv show. Among them, we can point out Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, and Paul Anderson. It premiered on 12 September 2013, telecast on BBC Two until the fourth series, then moved to BBC One for the fifth and upcoming sixth series.

Currently, the sixth season is being released, each week one episode. The show has been very popular among all walks of society and since its debut has been admired by many critics.

Dalton Mills was host to many Peaky Blinders scenes and it was actually one of the famous places where the gang held their position in town. This is actually why many fans felt saddened by the fire set incident.

Fire in the former Peaky Blinders' set shocks fans

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