Batley firefighters called after youths set grass fire in Heckmondwike

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Firefighters were called after youths started a grass fire in Heckmondwike last night (Friday).

A crew from Batley Fire Station attended the incident off Horton Street at 8.30pm.

A spokesman for the station said the fire had undoubtedly been started deliberately and that youths had been seen running away from the scene by nearby residents.

Anyone with information about the fire should call police on 101.