Fire in derelict Rotherham pub treated as arson

A derelict Rotherham pub was deliberately set on fire, according to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.

By Ann Holmes
Thursday, 11 April, 2019, 20:58

Firefighters attended the former Masons Arms on Wellgate in the early hours of Wednesday morning. 

The first and second floors were alight, as well as the roof.

Masons Arms. Picture: Google

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Crews spent over four hours tackling the blaze and firefighters went into the building to ensure nobody was inside.

The fire is being treated as arson.

No one was injured.