Home on Edlington estate targeted by firebugs

A DELIBERATE fire has ravaged the upstairs of an empty property on a Doncaster housing estate.

Arsonists attacked the house in Dukes Crescent, Edlington, in the early hours of Saturday.

Firefighters called to the scene around 4.45am had to use breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze and stop flames spreading to neighbouring houses.

Crews from Doncaster, Edlington and Maltby remained there for three hours.