South Yorkshire industrial site goes up in flames

Part of an industrial estate went up in flames in Rotherham last night.

Tuesday, 17th October 2017, 10:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:16 pm
Northfield Industrial Estate in Rotherham. Picture: Google

The blaze ripped through Northfield Industrial Estate and caused damage to machinery, a skip and other industrial equipment at about 10pm.

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Firefighters from four stations - Rotherham, Dearne, Elm Lane and Maltby, spent nearly three hours battling the flames.

A South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said the cause was accidental.