Sheffield woodland fire was accidental

Firefighters tackled a woodland blaze in Sheffield
Firefighters tackled a woodland blaze in Sheffield
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A blaze which destroyed half a mile of woodland in Sheffield is believed to have been started accidentally.

The fire in Greno Woods, Grenoside, was discovered at around noon yesterday and burned until 2.15pm.

Crews did a final check at 5.40pm to ensure all the flames were out.

The fire is being treated as accidental but it is not known what exactly started it