Flat badly damaged after blaze

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An investigation is being carried out into a flat fire in Halifax.

Fire crews from Halifax, Odsal, Cleckheaton, Illingworth, Elland and Brighouse were called at 5pm yesterday to Range Court.

The unoccupied flat where old furniture and belongings had been left was severely damaged as firefighters spent two hours extinguishing the blaze and using ventilation systems to clear the smoke from the staircase and hallways.

The cause of the fire to the fourth flat is till unknown and is being looked into by officers.