Hay bale torched in arson attack

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A bale of hay was torched in an arson attack near Doncaster.

The hay was set alight in Scawsby at around 2am on Sunday, September 27.

Firefighters from Adwick used backpacks and beaters to tackle the fire.

Earlier this summer officers from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue issued advice to farmers on reducing the risk of arson.

People starting fires deliberately should be reported to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.