Road Closure in Haworth After Roadworks Catch Fire


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FIRE crews are today dealing with an incident at the scene of roadworks in Bridgehouse Lane, Haworth.

The road has been blocked, close to where part of it has previously been dug up, and traffic is currently being diverted via Rawdon Road.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at 10.56am to a fire in the open in Main Street, Haworth. This was roadworks involved in fire.

“The road was closed and police were called to assist for traffic management. The electricity board has arrived on scene and the Keighley crews are still in attendance.”

A spokesman for the Keighley Bus Company warned passengers: “We have a Fire Brigade incident in Haworth on Bridgehouse Lane.

“BrontëBus B1 and B2 services are operating on the normal line of route to Cross Roads, then via Hebden Bridge Road to Oxenhope then via Marsh Lane, to Stanbury and Oakworth.”