Westwoodside blaze was arson

editorial image

Arsonists have been blamed for setting fire to a telegraph pole in Westwoodside.

A crew from Epworth Fire Station were called out to tackle the blaze on Tindale Bank Road just before 10am on Friday.

A spokeswoman for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said it had been started deliberately and was out on arrival.

Fire investigators reported the incident to Yorkshire Electricity Distribution Ltd (YEDL).