South Yorkshire fire round up: House fire, arsonists torch shed

South Yorkshire firefighters were called out to a number of incidents across the region last night and in the early hours of this morning.

South Yorkshire firefighters were called out to a number of incidents across the region last night and in the early hours of this morning.

They were called to tackle a fire that had broken out at a home in Mount Vernon Road, Barnsley at approximately 10.30pm last night.

A South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said an investigation in the cause of the fire is due to get underway this morning.

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At about 1.30am they were called out to extinguish a shed fire believed to have been started deliberately on the grounds of a property in Rose Grove, Wombwell.

Then at around 4am they were called out to a bin that had been set on fire behind the Asda supermarket in High Street, Grimethorpe.

Firefighters were called out to assist a medical agency with an emergency in the Ecclesall area at 7.15am. A South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said no further information on the incident could be given at this time.