Firefighters tackle blaze at Barnsley care home

Firefighters were called out to tackle a blaze at a care home last night.

By Lee Peace
Thursday, 09 May, 2019, 15:42

Crews from Dearne Valley, Cudworth, Barnsley and Rotherham stations were called out to the facility in Wombwell at just after 9pm.

Park Street, Wombwell.

A fire had started in the main dining area and was brought under control quickly by firefighters.

Fire crews also used a specialist fan to clear smoke from the premises.

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Police and an ambulance were also called as a precaution but nobody was injured.

A firefighter who attended the scene said it is thought to have been started accidentally but an investigation to establish the cause has been launched.