Basement fire at Sowerby Bridge house


FIREFIGHTERS tackled a fire in the basement of a home in Oxford Street, Sowerby Bridge, this afternoon.

Crews from Halifax and Illingworth were called to the property at 12.23pm, where a dehumidifier was ablaze.

There were no smoke alarms in the house but luckily nobody was harmed.

Firefighters are urging people to install and regularly check their alarms.