Pictures: Everything we know on devastating fires and major emergency incident following record temperatures

Wildfires destroyed homes across South Yorkshire as the fire service battled to cope with a devastating end to the heatwave.

Wednesday, 20th July 2022, 9:40 am

'At least four' firefighters were hospitalised due to heat exhaustion on a 'brutal day' as temperatures topped 39C in Sheffield.

An emergency incident was declared as wildfires were reported in Doncaster, Sheffield, Barnsley, and Rotherham. Here's what happened on a day which Chief Fire Officer Chris Kirby described as ‘brutal’.

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