Students evacuated after fire at Bradford flats

A block of students flats had to be evacuated after a kitchen caught fire.

Sunday, 4th February 2018, 10:24 am
Updated Sunday, 4th February 2018, 10:31 am
A block of flats was evacuated

Fire crews were called to Forster House, a seven-storey student accommodation block on Great Horton Road, Bradford, just after 3am this morning.

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West Yorkshire Fire Service said the building was searched to make sure nobody was inside after the blaze in a fourth floor kitchen and living area.

Breathing equipment and a high-powered fan were used to clear the building of smoke.