Three hurt in biscuit factory blast

AN EXPLOSION at a biscuit factory has left three people injured.

Emergency services were called to Fox’s Biscuits in Batley this morning after reports of a blast.

It reportedly involved a storage tanker in the yard of the Wellington Street factory.

Two of the three people injured were described as ‘walking wounded’ by a fire service spokesman.

The Health and Safety Executive has sent a team to the site to begin enquiries.

No-one from Fox’s Biscuits has been available to comment so far.