A lit firework was thrown through a window in Lockwood last night.

Fire chiefs have warned householders to be on their guard after a lout set fire to a set of curtains by throwing fireworks through an open window.

Commander Paul Gyde of Huddersfield Fire Station said the incident occurred on Saturday evening at a home in Rashcliffe Hill Road, Lockwood.

He said: “Both our appliances attended but the owners managed to put it out on arrival by putting water on them.

“I would urge householders to be vigilant in the days leading up to November 5 and not leave windows open.”

Overall the night passed off very quietly for the emergency services, who had called for people to stay safe over the weekend.

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There was a carnival atmosphere in many parts of the town, with large groups of youngsters calling on homes.

Even the Mayor of Kirklees entered into the Halloween spirit.

Clr Paul Kane tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a Halloween version of Boris Johnson at a fundraising night at The Ponderosa in Heckmondwike.

Clr Paul Kane (left) with Howard Cook and Mayoress Susan Bedford enjoy Halloween fun at The Ponderosa

He was joined by Howard Cook, of Ponderosa, who was dressed as King Tut, and the mayoress Susan Bedford.