Two men taken to hospital after early hours house fire near Halifax

Two men were taken to hospital after smoke engulfed a home during a fire near Halifax.

Stainland Road, Elland. Picture: Google.

Firefighters were called to the property in Stainland Road, Elland, at about 12.50am today (Tuesday).

Two men inside were suffering from smoke inhalation, a spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

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They were taken to hospital by ambulance.

The spokesman said the fire started in the kitchen.

Crews used two hose reels and four breathing apparatus.