INTRUDERS are thought to have broken into a house and set fire to it.
Smoke was spotted pouring from the home on Hill Top Road in Paddock at 11.30 last night.
The fire had been started in a settee and spread to the carpet and window.
Station Officer David Rawnsley, of Huddersfield fire station, said: "About a quarter of the room was destroyed by fire and the rest of the downstairs was badly smoke-damaged."
No-one was in at the time.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious should contact Huddersfield police helpdesk on 01484 436659.