Arson attack damages flats in Rotherham village

An arson attack caused damage to a block of flats in a Rotherham village this morning.

Thursday, 14th April 2016, 7:27 am
Updated Thursday, 14th April 2016, 7:32 am
Fire

A pile of rubbish was set alight and the flames spread to a nearby outbuilding then to the exterior of a neighbouring block of flats.

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Firefighters were alerted to the blaze in St Edmund’s Avenue, Thurcroft, at 1.15am.

They spent an hour at the scene.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.