VIDEO: Flat blaze in Doncaster was arson attack

A flat found burning in Doncaster as set alight in an arson attack.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 23rd February 2017, 7:54 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:18 am
Police outside a flat torched in an arson attack (Pic: Simon Lindsay)
Police outside a flat torched in an arson attack (Pic: Simon Lindsay)

The flat in Hexthorpe Road, Hexthorpe, was found burning on Tuesday, February 21.

It led to the evacuation of a number of residents from their homes.

Police outside a flat torched in an arson attack (Pic: Simon Lindsay)

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A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Extensive damaged was caused to the property but no one was injured.

"At this time, officers are treating the fire as suspicious and would like to hear from anyone with any information that could assist with the investigation."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

A police probe is underway into an arson attack
Police outside a flat torched in an arson attack (Pic: Simon Lindsay)
A police probe is underway into an arson attack