Fire at flat in Halifax this morning


Crews were called to a fire in the kitchen of a flat in Halifax this morning.

The blaze in the first floor flat off Hopwood Lane was reported at 4.47am.

A woman, thought to be in her 50s, was out by the time firefighters arrived but needed to be treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation. She was then taken to hospital.

She was alerted to the fire by her smoke alarm.

The flames left the kitchen unusable and the heat damaged some of the water pipes.

The cause of the fire in under investigation.