Man arrested following Barnsley grass fire

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Latest news in Yorkshire: July 17, 2018 12:03:53 PM

A 40-year-old man is currently in police custody following an incident in
Barnsley yesterday in which a grassland fire was reportedly started
deliberately.

At around 3pm, emergency services were called to fields just off Burton
Road, Monk Bretton, responding to a call stating a number of fires had been
started on the land.

The fire spread to nearby properties and caused damage to a number of
vehicles. No one was injured in the incident.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and criminal
damage in connection to the incident and currently remains in police
custody.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have issued advice and a warning to the
public, in relation to grass fires.

You can read more here –
www.syfire.gov.uk/incidents/grass-fire-warning-during-hot-weather/

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https://wath-on-dearne.com/wathondearne/around-the-dearne-valley/

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