Fire crews called to tackle blaze in cell at Doncaster prison
Fire crews were called to a Doncaster prison this morning to tackle a blaze in a cell.
A spokesperson said firefighters had been called to Lindholme Prison following reports of a cell fire.
The alarm was raised around 6am this morning, Saturday, March 9.
Fire engines from Thorne attended the scene with another from Doncaster to act as a back up pump.
Prison officers managed to get the prisoner out of the cell before emergency services arrived.
The fire was out upon arrival and no injuries were reported, a spokesperson said.
Checks were made to ensure there was no further danger before crews left at 6:30am.