Series of fires in Cleckheaton to be investigated


A large deliberate fire in Liversedge has prompted fire chiefs to launch an investigation after a series incidents in the area.

The latest blaze saw rubbish, tyres and wood set on fire on Listing Lane at 3.30am this morning (Friday).

Cleckheaton firefighters spent two hours at the scene extinguishing the fire.

A spokesperson for the station said the latest fire follows other incidents in the area including trees, cars and rubbish being set on fire in the early hours of the morning.

The fire attacks have now been reported to the police.