Firefighters search Leeds house for people trapped inside

Firefighters put on breathing apparatus to search a home in Leeds after a fire broke out this morning.

A fire broke out this morning at a house in Sandhurst Road, Harehills. Picture: Google

Crews were dispatched to Sandhurst Road in Harehills shortly before 8am this morning.

There had been reports of a house fire with people still trapped inside.

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A fire service spokesman said crews from Leeds and Killingbeck stations carried out a thorough search of the property but found nobody in there.

They used two hose reels to put out the fire before clearing smoke with a high powered fan.

A specialist fire investigation officer has also attended to start looking into the cause.