FIREFIGHTERS came to the rescue of two people after a blaze broke out at a house in Bradford.

The fire happened at a property on Parkway in the West Bowling area of the city shortly before 7pm yesterday.

Two people were helped out of the home by fire crews.

They were checked over by paramedics at the scene.

A West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 6.45pm yesterday to reports of a house fire on Parkway in the West Bowling area.

"Three crews attended - Bradford, Cleckheaton and Odsal.

"Firefighters helped two people from the property, who were checked over by ambulance colleagues at the scene."

The spokesperson said the blaze started in the kitchen but there was currently no confirmation as to the cause. 

The air ambulance reportedly attended the incident, landing on grassland near the scene, but was not needed so left shortly after arriving.