Barnsley residents urged to keep doors and windows closed following blaze

Residents in Barnsley have been urged to keep their doors and windows closed this morning following a blaze.

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 5:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 9:02 am
Hill Street, Elsecar

South Yorkshire Police said a derelict building went up in flames in Hill Street, Elsecar, in the early hours of this morning.

Hill Street, Elsecar

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The force said the fire was '˜causing sparks to be dispersed around the area'.

CRIME: Man stabbed in New Year's Eve attack in Sheffield A spokesman added: 'We are working with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue at the location to ensure public safety.'

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