NEWS IN BRIEF: Bikes destroyed by garage blaze

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A GARAGE in which five motorbikes were stored was destroyed in a blaze in the early hours. Firefighters who were called out to deal with the incident on Headland Drive, Crookes, Sheffield, recorded the cause as accidental.

But a motorbike found burning on Burgoyne Road, Walkley, Sheffield, had been set alight deliberately. Flames caused some heat damage to a Hyundai parked nearby.

FOUR driving licences were seized by police in a crackdown on underage drinkers using fake or borrowed IDs. Police took the licences from revellers in pubs and clubs in Chesterfield. Officers who caught children with fake or borrowed ID called their parents to collect them from Chesterfield Police Station.

DRY grass caught fire at the side of a railway line on Erin Road, Staveley. The 200m area was tackled by firefighters who used beaters and jets to put the blaze out by 1pm yesterday. Yorkshire Water had urged people to take care on the region’s moorlands as warm weather had left areas vulnerable to fire.

A COACH fire is thought to have been started deliberately. Police were called to the blaze in a vehicle parked on Gyspy Lane, Old Whittington, Chesterfield, at 5.30am yesterday. Firefighters put out the flames.

GAS mains replacement work has led to the emergency closure of a Barnsley road. Lund Lane in Lundwood will be closed from Pontefract Road to Wike Road until Friday. Diversions are in place.

A BMW found burning on Bramley Hall Road, Richmond, Sheffield, had been set alight deliberately. Firefighters were called to deal with the blaze at 1.50am last Wednesday.

A FIRE in a derelict property is thought to have been started deliberately. Officers tackled the blaze in an empty house on Red Lane, South Normanton, until 10pm on Friday.

A GARAGE was broken into on Meadow View Road, Greenhill, Sheffield, and a shed was burgled on Herdings View, Gleadless Valley.