Lucky escape after arsonists torch Rotherham flat

The occupants of a flat had a lucky escape after arsonists torched the property.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 09:09 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 11:28 am

Yobs set fire to the ground floor flat in Beevers Road, Kimberworth Park, on Monday at 9.20am.

Firefighters from Elm Lane, Tankersley and Dearne Valley fire stations were dispatched to the scene and spent about 90 minutes tackling the flames.

Beevers Road.

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A fire service spokesperson said fortunately none of the occupants were injured.

They added the blase is believed to have been started deliberately.