Firefighters search burning Keighley home amid fears of person inside

The house in Keighley was well alight when fire crews arrived.
The house in Keighley was well alight when fire crews arrived.

FIREFIGHTERS searched a burning building in Keighley last night after reports that a person could be trapped inside.

Crews from Keighley and Bingley were called to the house in Highfield Lane just after 11pm.

A West Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman said the house was well alight when they arrived, but a thorough search found nobody was inside.

An additional team from Silsden and an aerial appliance from Bradford were also drafted in to help bring put out the blaze.