Person dies in Yorkshire farm fire

One person died in a farm fire in the Slaithwaite area of Huddersfield, emergency services have confirmed.

Five fire crews were called to the farm at Holt Head Road last Thursday (9 January), said a spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire Service.

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A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 7.49am by the fire service to report of a house fire at a farm on Holt Head Road, Slaithwaite.

She added: “Enquires are in the early stages and police are working to establish the full circumstances.”

West Yorkshire Fire said described the fire as serious and said fire investigators were looking into the cause of the blaze.

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