FIRE CREWS were called to a house fire off Bolton Road, Bradford, at 5am today.

The fire was on the ground floor of a house in Ashbourne Haven.

Firefighters initially believed someone was inside the property but after a thorough search the house was found to be empty.

The living room was damaged in the blaze, the cause of which is under investigation.

A fire crew from Shipley and two from Bradford attended the scene.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels in the incident.