Huge pile of tyres goes up in flames in South Yorkshire field

Edderthorpe Lane, Cudworth. Picture: Google
Edderthorpe Lane, Cudworth. Picture: Google

Arsonists have been blamed for setting fire to a large pile of tyres in a farmer's field.

The incident happened at about 9.50pm last night when 40 tyres went up in flames in fields just off Edderthorpe Lane in Cudworth, Barnsley.

Firefighters from Cudworth and Dearne stations spent about an hour extinguishing the blaze.