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Conifer and fencing fire sends smoke across M18 motorway near Doncaster

The fire is right next to the M18 motorway.
The fire is right next to the M18 motorway.

Firefighters are battling a conifer fire which has spread to fencing in a Doncaster street and is sending smoke billowing across the M18.

A crew from Doncaster fire station were called to Muirfield Avenue, Bessacar, at around 1.10pm.

Firefighters at the scene.

Firefighters at the scene.

A fire service spokeswoman said firefighters remained at the scene.