Rubbish fire spreads to house in Mixenden

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Firefighters were called to tackle a house fire in Mixenden last night (Tuesday).

Crews from Illingworth and Halifax were called to Hambleton Drive at around 8pm. The property was unoccupied and it is believed that youths deliberately set fire to some rubbish in the back garden which spread to the house.

Damage was caused to the downstairs and upstairs windows. Police also attended.