Four arrests made as police uncover cannabis farm after Wakefield house fire
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West Yorkshire Police officers were called by the fire service at 11.30pm last night (Tuesday) to Oakes Street where, on arrival, they discovered a cannabis farm.
A police spokeswoman said three men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of the production of a Class B drug and are in police custody.
Police remained outside the property this morning while Scene of Crime Officers investigate.
A spokesperson from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire crews were called to reports of a house fire on Oakes Street, Wakefield last night around 11pm.
"Four firefighters in breathing apparatus quickly extinguished the fire which was in a room on the first floor. Crews left the incident at around midnight.”
Enquiries are ongoing.