Kitchen fire at house in Elland

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A woman has been taken to hospital after being caught in a house fire in Elland today (Tuesday).

Crews from Elland and Brighouse fire stations attended the property, where a cooker caught fire at around 5.20pm.

Fire fighters put the blaze out within 20 minutes of arriving at the scene, but there is considerable damage to the kitchen and living area of the house.

The woman was taken to hospital as a precaution but is not believed to be seriously injured.