Mattress set on fire on Sheffield street

editorial image

A large mattress was set on fire on a Sheffield street in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened at the junction of Petre Street and Petre Drive in Grimesthorpe at around 00.40am today.

Firefighters from Central fire station in Sheffield were called out after the fire spread to some nearby bushes and damaged a road sign.

The fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately, was put out within a few minutes.