Arson attack at former Castleford pub

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A woman is being questioned on suspicion of starting a fire at a former pub in Castleford.

Emergency services were called to the Horse and Jockey pub, Church Street, at around 12.50am on Thursday.

Fire crews from Castleford had to put out a fire in a garage around the back of the pub.

A 33-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson and remains in police custody.

Anyone with any information should contact Wakefield CID on 101.