Homes damaged after vehicles catch fire in Harehills, Leeds

Homes were damaged and gas supplies had to be cut off after a car and a van caught fire.

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Fire crews tackled the incident on Cowper Mount, Harehills, just before 5am today (Monday).

West Yorkshire Police said a Black Volkswagen appeared to have rolled down the sloping street and hit the van.

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A police spokesman said: "It is not known how the vehicle rolled or came to be on fire.

"Gas and electricity supplies were isolated for a small number of homes as a precautionary measure.

"There were no known injuries to anyone in the vehicles or to residents."