Boy Dies In House Fire In Leeds

12 February 2018, 18:04

Alex Clarke

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed this evening that a 5 year old boy has died in a house fire in Leeds overnight.

Alex Clarke had been receiving emergency treatment in hospital in Manchester following the fire at his home in Second Avenue, Rothwell, at about 8.30pm last night.

His mother and brother and sister, who were in the property at time, were unharmed.

An investigation is ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.

The family are being supported by specially-trained officers.