Doncaster residents are concerned about the survival of local bats after a fire was lit on a community building's roof

Firefighters tackled the blaze which took place on the roof of a Doncaster community building.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 7:15 am

The Campsall Club was the victim of a suspected arson attack on Monday, September 20 at 11am.

Since the fire the Pipistrelle Bat’s who live in the roof have not been spotted and a local resident is fearful they may have perished.

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The roof of the Campsall Club was set on fire.

A local resident believes the fire may be at the hands of a group of youths who had previously been apprehended for being on the buildings roof.

We have contacted the South Yorkshire Fire Service for more information about this incident.

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Residents are concerned about the bats who live in the roof.