Substation catches fire in arson attack in Sheffield

Skye Edge Avenue, Skye Edge
Skye Edge Avenue, Skye Edge

An electricity substation caught fire in an arson attack in Sheffield.

Firefighters were called to Skye Edge Avenue, Skye Edge, after a pile of rubbish was set alight and flames spread to the substation - travelling up the building to the roof.

Crews received the call at 9pm yesterday and spent around an hour at the scene.

A National Grid engineer was also alerted to the incident.