Firefighters battle blaze at Doncaster newsagents

Firefighters are dealing with a blaze at a newsagents in Doncaster today
Firefighters are dealing with a blaze at a newsagents in Doncaster today

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a Doncaster newsagents this afternoon.

Crews were called to the shop on the corner of Doncaster Road, Hirst Gate, Mexborough, at 11.20am.

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A fire service spokeswoman said there were some people in a flat above the shop when the fire broke out but they managed to escape.

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The cause of the blaze is not yet known.