WEST Yorkshire Police have said that a cannabis factory was found in the Tong Street area this morning, following reports of a fire.

In a statement, a West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said, "Firefighters attending a fire at a property on John Street called police at about 10.23am on Friday, following the discovery of a potential cannabis factory at the location.

"Officers attended and located around 20 plants in an upstairs room.

"The building was made safe and enquiries remain ongoing.

"Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact Bradford District Police on 101 referencing crime number 1300055661 or the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111."