Calderdale fire crews attend arson in Huddersfield

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Firefighters from Elland and Brighouse stations attended an arson at a barn in Huddersfield last night (Monday).

The fire, which happened on Deighton Road, took 11 hours to extinguish and firefighters eventually left the scene at 6am this morning,

Firefighters, who also came from Dewsbury and Huddersfield, used hose reels, jets and a combined aerial rescue pump (carp) to extinguish the fire.

The building was empty at the time.

Nobody was injured.

A West Yorkshire Service spokesperson said the fire was being tied in with a number of arsons in the area over recent days.