Fire fighters put out van fire

Fire engine
Fire engine

A white Ford Transit van was on fire in Sowerby this morning (Saturday).

Fire fighters were called to Old Crib Farm on New Lane at around 6.30am to attend to the fire.

They used breathing apparatus and one hose reel to deal with the incident and fire officers were at the scene for around 20 minutes.

The van was totally destroyed.

Fire fighters believe the incident was caused by an electrical fault.