Fire at empty Doncaster pub

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Part of a derelict pub at Thorne, Doncaster, was severely damaged in an arson attack yesterday.

Fire crews were called to the Rising Sun on Hatfield Road aroind 4.30pm and found an 8m long outbuilding was well alight.

They spent almost 90 minutes putting out the fire, which a spokesman said had been started deliberately. The main part of the pub was not damaged.