Former Sheffield youth club torched in arson attack

A former Sheffield youth club has been torched in an arson attack.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 26 April, 2019, 10:35

The blaze at the former youth club building on Fox Lane, Frecheville, was found engulfed in flames at around 2.15pm yesterday.

An arson attack was to blame for a former youth club in Sheffield going up in flames

Firefighters tackled the blaze, with three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform sent to the scene.

The fire was started deliberately.

A former youth club in Frecheville, Sheffield, was set alight in an arson attack

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South Yorkshire Police said: “A local youth club is believed to have been deliberately set on fire.

“The fire service put out the fire, and the building has been secured to prevent entry.

“A police investigation is under way.

“If anyone was in the area and saw anything which may help our enquiries, please call.”

Firefighters dealt with a blaze at a former youth club in Frecheville yesterday

Contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 443 of April 25.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.