Bradford City Stadium Fire - Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield - Stock Image

Bradford City Stadium Fire - Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield - Stock Image

Video footage of the fire which happened at Bradford City on 11 May 1985, shows spectators just staring at the flames. Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORB

Video footage of the fire which happened at Bradford City on 11 May 1985, shows spectators just staring at the flames. Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORB

The Bradford City stadium fire, 11 May 1985, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.  The fire, begun from a stray cigarette or match, engulfed one entire side of the stadium within minutes, and was broadcast on ITV and BBC live as it occurred.  56 died, and at least 265 were injured.

The Bradford City stadium fire, 11 May 1985, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The fire, begun from a stray cigarette or match, engulfed one entire side of the stadium within minutes, and was broadcast on ITV and BBC live as it occurred. 56 died, and at least 265 were injured.

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Main stand engulfed in flames in the Bradford City stadium fire which killed 56 people, 11 May 1985

Main stand engulfed in flames in the Bradford City stadium fire which killed 56 people, 11 May 1985

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Valley Parade stadium fire 1985. 56 people were killed during a Football (soccer) match between Bradford City and Lincoln City. [1396  838]

Valley Parade stadium fire 1985. 56 people were killed during a Football (soccer) match between Bradford City and Lincoln City. [1396 838]

Infographic: Bradford City Stadium Fire

Infographic: Bradford City Stadium Fire

Main stand engulfed in flames in the Bradford City stadium fire which killed 56 people, 11 May 1985 Source:

Bradford City fans pay tribute to the 56 supporters who died in the fire disaster at Valley Parade.

Bradford City fans pay tribute to the 56 supporters who died in the fire disaster at Valley Parade.

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