Arson attack blamed for field fire in Barnsley

A field fire in Barnsley is believed to have been started deliberately
A field fire in Barnsley is believed to have been started deliberately

An arson attack has been blamed for a field fire which took hold in Barnsley.

The blaze broke out on Crookes Lane, Carlton, just after 3pm yesterday.

An arson attack was to blame for a field fire in Barnsley

An arson attack was to blame for a field fire in Barnsley

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Fire crews from Cudworth and Barnsley used hose reels and beaters to extinguish the flames and spent four-and-a-half hours at the scene.

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A South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "The fire is believed to have been started deliberately."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.