VIDEO: Fire on hillside near Meadowhall was arson

VIDEO: Fire on hillside near Meadowhall was arson

By Gareth Dennison | 18/07/2018

VIDEO: Fire on hillside near Meadowhall was arson
A firefighter tackles the grass fire at Kimberworth

A GRASS blaze on open land overlooking Meadowhall was arson, the fire service has said.

Video: Steve Mettam

Crews attended a site on the hillside at Kimberworth — close to the M1 — shortly before 6pm yesterday (Tuesday).

Crews from at least three fire engines put out the blaze — covering about 100sq metres — with hoses and beaters. 

Sheffield's Ikea store seen through the smoke

They were at the scene for more than three hours and police were called to help with managing traffic.

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that the incident had been recorded as deliberate.




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