Children taken to hospital after Gawthorpe house blaze

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Two children were taken to hospital after a house fire in Gawthorpe.

Fire crews from Ossett, Morley, Dewsbury and Wakefield were called to home on Royds Avenue at around 9.15am yesterday (Sunday).

A fire service spokesman said two children, aged five and six, and a 27-year-old man were treated for smoke inhalation and shock.

When fire crews arrived at the scene, they said at least half of the roof was on fire.