Investigation begins after house fire in Leeds

Firefighters were called to Rowan Place, Garforth. Picture: Google

Firefighters were called to Rowan Place, Garforth. Picture: Google

Smoke detectors helped to raise the alarm when a fire broke out in the kitchen of a home in Leeds today.

Firefighters were called to the property in Rowan Place, Garforth, shortly before 2pm.

Crews from Garforth and Killingbeck used two sets of breathing apparatus, a hose reel and positive pressure ventilation fans to put out the fire.

A fire investigation officer also attended the scene to begin work to establish the cause.

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