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Chiminea cause of Stainforth shed fire

A garden shed set alight due to the heat from a nearby chiminea yesterday (Sunday 7 April).

Crews from Thorne and Doncaster were called to a property on Junction Road, Stainforth, at 0.12am – afer the shed fire had spread to a nearby car and caravan.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire – which had been dealt with by 1.10am.

Nobody was injured in the incident but officers noted that the incident provides a timely reminder, with warmer weather approaching, to be careful with things such as chimeneas, fire pits and barbeques.

This content was last updated on April 08th, 2019