Large grass fire at Armthorpe

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Doncaster firefighters were called out to a large area of grassland on fire in Armthorpe.

The incident happened at 5.40pm on Monday, August 19, near to the town’s pit in Church Street.

Officers were at the scene until 7pm dealing with an area of approximately 50m x 100m of grass on fire.

Beaters were used to deal with the blaze, which is believed to have been accidental.