People injured after floor collapses

Eight people, including five children, were injured when a floor collapsed at a terraced house in Bradford.

Firefighters were called to Parkside Road, in the West Bowling area of Bradford at 3.25pm on Saturday.

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When they arrived they discovered that the ground floor of the house had partially collapsed.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said two casualties had been taken to hospital for a precautionary check-up but it is not understood that anybody received life-threatening injuries.

Fire crews from Bradford and Odsal attended with a rescue unit and support from Cleckheaton, plus other specialist vehicles and officers.