Out-of-control bonfire sets shed alight in Sheffield

A shed went up in flames after a bonfire got out of control in Sheffield.

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 10:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 10:32 am
High Storrs Crescent in Sheffield (pic: Google)

Firefighters were called to High Storrs Crescent, in Greystones, this morning at around 1.05am.

They spent just over half an hour tackling the blaze.

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Catherine Elphee took to Twitter to thank South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue for its '˜fast response'.

She said her neighbour's garden had been '˜ablaze' after a bonfire was left overnight.

The incident came during a busy night for the fire brigade in South Yorkshire.

At 7.40pm last night, firefighters were called to a tree on fire, which is believed to have been deliberately set alight.

At around the same time, a crew attended a grassland blaze at The Crescent in Dinnington, Rotherham.

At 8.50pm, they were called to extinguish a fire in an industrial wheelie bin on Edlington Lane, in Edlington, Doncaster, which is believed to have been started deliberately.

At roughly the same time, a crew attended a moped which is thought to have been intentionally set alight on Foster Way, in Sheffield.

At 9.10pm, firefighters were called to Blackburn Road, in Sheffield, to a skip fire which is thought to have started accidentally.

At 2.05am, firefighters tackled a car fire on Scott Road, in Sheffield, which is believed to have been started deliberately.

And at 4.50am, they were called to a crash on Carr Field Lane, in Bolton-upon-Dearne, Rotherham.