Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Six children escape Doncaster arson attack

Scene of fire
South Yorkshire Police have asked anyone with information to contact them

Six children have escaped without injury from a South Yorkshire house hit by an arson attack.

The fire at a house in Acacia Grove, in Skellow, near Doncaster, was reported to police at about 20:25 GMT on Sunday.

The children are thought to be aged between five and 15. Nobody was hurt.

South Yorkshire Police said two boys, aged 14 and 15, and a 19-year-old man, have been arrested on suspicion of arson and are being questioned by officers in Doncaster.

The police have asked anyone with information on the fire to contact them.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites