Firefighters tackle blaze at derelict Sheffield pub

Firefighters dealt with an arson attack at a derelict pub in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 09:20 am
Updated Thursday, 30th May 2019, 17:34 pm

Crews were called to the pub on Broad Street, close to the Park Square roundabout in Sheffield city centre, at 7pm yesterday.

Firefighters have dealt with a number of arson attacks across South Yorkshire

They found that a pile of rubbish had been set alight.

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Last night crews also dealt with a wheelie bin set alight in Cross Street, Wombwell, Barnsley.

This morning firefighters were called out to a Vauxhall Astra torched in Wordsworth Drive, Parson Cross, Sheffield and some conifers set alight in Cross Street, New Rossington, Doncaster.

A number of bins were set alight in a bin store in Eldon Street, Barnsley and a caravan was fired in Sheffield Road, Crow Edge, Barnsley.

Over recent days, Sheffield firefighters have dealt with vehicles torched in Eastern Avenue, Arborthorne; Chesterfield Road, Lowedges and Sussex Street in the city centre.

Barnsley crews dealt with vehicle fires in Barrowfield Road, Thurnscoe; The Grove, Cudworth; Lund Lane, Lundwood and Riverside Close, Darfield.

Last Sunday afternoon, a derelict house was set alight in Churchill Avenue, Maltby, Rotherham.

Anyone with information about any of the incidents should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.