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Man dies in Halifax house fire

The fire broke out in a house that has been converted into flats Credit: ITV News

A man has died following a house fire in Halifax this morning.

The incident happened on Savile Road, in the Savile Park area of the town at around 5.32am.

Detectives say the body of a man was found inside the property.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

“There was a serious incident and we are working with police at the moment.”

“Enquiries are ongoing today with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to determine the cause of this fire which has sadly resulted in a man losing his life.

“A post mortem will be conducted to determine a cause of death."

– Matthew Green, watch commander at Halifax Fire Station

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Girl, 12, reported missing in Halifax

Izabela Vorosova Credit: West Yorkshire Police

A 12-year-old girl has been reported missing in Halifax.

Izabela Vorosova was last seen at her home address in the Halifax area at around 11pm last night.

Police say she has been linked to the Bradford area previously, and there is also some suggestion that she might be in Manchester.

Anyone with any information in relation to her current whereabouts is urged to contact police.

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