Boy arrested after South Hiendley farm fire

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after a farm fire in South Hiendley.

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The teenager from the area has been interviewed by police and has been released on bail.

Mark Catney, Det Insp for the Wakefield District said enquiries are ongoing into the fire that started around 6pm last night at Old Musgrave Farm, off Main Street.

He said: “We will need to gain forensic evidence and speak to witnesses.

“A lot of damage has been caused by this fire.”

More than 30 firefighters and seven fire engines were called to put of the flames which tore through paper bails and farm machinery. Crew are still at the farm ensuring all the flames are out.

No-one was hurt in the fire.