Police cordon in place around burning van in Sheffield

A police cordon was put in place around a burning van on a busy Sheffield road.

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 11:30 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 11:31 am
A van caught fire on Woodseats Road yesterday

Officers were called to Woodseats Road, Woodseats, at 2.05pm yesterday after a van went up in flames and it emerged that there was a gas cylinder in the back.

A van caught fire on Woodseats Road yesterday

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

A cordon was put in place as a precaution while firefighters cooled the cylinder down.

POLICE: Gunman on the run after shooting man and woman in SheffieldThe Ford Transit van was engulfed in flames when emergency services arrived at the scene and flames and smoke could be seen across Woodseats.

Read More

Read More
Engine hurled from car in dramatic Sheffield city centre smash

Firefighters said the blaze started accidentally.

The fire damaged van (Pic: Duncan Strafford)