Arson attacks wreak havoc

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A FIRE in Barnsley town centre is being treated as arson.

Firefighters said the building on Lambra Road was divided into residential accommodation and a warehouse, and the fire started in the living area of the dwelling before spreading.

No-one was at home when the fire broke out at around midnight on Monday.

A police probe is under way in Grassmoor, North Derbyshire, meanwhile after fire broke out in a pub while a staff member was sleeping.

The blaze started outside a function room at The Sportsman Inn, North Wingfield Road, and caused extensive damage.