Cannabis plants found after fire breaks out in Rotherham flat

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Cannabis plants were found growing in a flat which went up in flames in Rotherham, it has been revealed.

Emergency services were called to a blaze in a flat on Westgate in Rotherham town centre at 6.45am on Friday, February 1.

Westgate, Rotherham

Westgate, Rotherham

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South Yorkshire Police said a search of the property led to the discovery of a number of cannabis plants.

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An investigation is now under way.

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Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 122 of February 1.