Electrical fault sparks fire in Dixy Chicken

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Firefighters tackled an electrical fire at a takeaway restaurant in Halifax this morning (Sunday).

Crews from Halifax were called to Dixy Chicken, Ward’s End, at aroud 3am.

A West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said the electric meter had set on fire and burnt through the cable.

Firefighters used a dry powder extinguisher at the scene and the electric board was notified.