Bank Holiday blaze at pub

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze at a former pub for several hours on Bank Holiday Monday.

Crews were alerted after a blaze close to the derelict Castle Inn on Minneymoor Hill, Conisbrough, spread to the building in the early hours.

Fire engines from Dearne, Maltby and Edlington attended.

A fire service spokeswoman said that there had been no injured parties, and no evacuations of nearby properties were necessary. The cause of the fire is under investigation.