Police appeal for information after 2002 fire arrests

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman has appealed for information after eight people were arrested in connection with an arson attack that killed eight members of the same family over a decade ago.

This remains a live and ongoing enquiry. Anyone with information concerning the incident should contact the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

– West Yorkshire Police statement

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8 held over family fire deaths

Eight people have been arrested in connection with an arson attack that left eight members of the same family dead more than a decade ago. Five children and three adults died in the house fire in Birkby, Huddersfield, in 2002.