Arsonists torch motorbike near Sheffield flats

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called out to the motorbike fire in a parking area in Ecclesall Road, at the junction of Rustlings Road,at around 1am this morning.
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called out to the motorbike fire in a parking area in Ecclesall Road, at the junction of Rustlings Road,at around 1am this morning.

Sheffield firefighters extinguished a motorbike blaze, threatening to spread to a block of flats, in the nick of time this morning.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called out to the motorbike fire in a parking area in Ecclesall Road, at the junction of Rustlings Road, at around 1am this morning.

A SYFR spokesman said: "It had spread to the fence, and was about to spread to some flats above some shops, but we got to it in time."

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.