POLICE are investigating a suspected arson following a fire in Huddersfield which has left three people in hospital.

It is believed to have started at about 6am yesterday at an address in Clare Hill.

Six people received hospital treatment. Three of whom remain there today, where they are all said to be critical but stable.

Enquiries suggest the fire was deliberate and three males have been arrested in connection with the incident.

West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team is now investigating the matter and is appealing to anyone who was in the Clare Hill area at about 6am yesterday to contact them.

If you can assist then please contact the team on 101, or by using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website.

The crime reference is 13210144132.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.