Man is rescued

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house fire after occupants left a frying pan unattended.

Crews from Todmorden and Mytholmroyd were called to the property in Cowhurst Avenue, Todmorden, at 7.45pm on Sunday evening. They used breathing apparatus to rescue a man, thought to be in his 60s, from the property which suffered minimal fire damage. He was taken to hospital.