Man held after children killed in house blaze

A 21-year-old man has today been arrested after two children died in a house fire.

The blaze broke out at the home in Bradford, West Yorkshire at around 12.45am.

A spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Police said two young children suffered fatal injuries and a 30-year-old woman has been taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary with life-threatening injuries.

She said: “A 30-year-old woman has been taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary for treatment to life-threatening injuries.

“A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fire.

“He is in police custody. An investigation has been launched to establish the full circumstances.”