A van full of bags of rubbish caught fire next to a pub in Cleckheaton tonight.

The blaze took hold outside The Silver Birch, near to Chain Bar roundabout at about 7.45pm.

Fire crews from Cleckheaton station were called to the incident. A fire service spokesman said the driver of the van was at the scene and there was no-one injured.

He added that the cause of the fire was under investigation.