ARSONISTS in Huddersfield have found a new target - house doors.
Firefighters in the area have reported dealing with an increasing number of incidents which involved front and back doors being set alight during the night.
The latest incident was on Midland Street in Hillhouse at 4am on Saturday.
Huddersfield firefighters were called to the street to deal with a bin fire at a separate property.
But when they arrived, they were approached by another resident who had heard a smoke alarm in a nearby property.
Firefighters discovered the back door of the property on fire. It had had fuel poured over it.
Some of the door had burned away and smoke had got inside the house, setting off the alarm. No-one was at home.