Child taken to hospital after Leeds house fire

A child had to be treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a house in Leeds.

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 9:56 am
Updated Sunday, 6th March 2016, 10:06 am

The youngster was at home when the incident broke out in the kitchen of the property on Lane End Croft, Alwoodley, in the early hours of today (Sunday).

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Crews from Moortown and Cookridge fire stations attended but the fire, caused by an overheated pan, was out when they arrived.

The child was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A new smoke detector was fitted to replace the faulty one that was in the house.