Firefighters called after youths set wheelie bins alight

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Firefighters tackled a wheelie bin blaze in South Kirkby last night (Friday).

Crews from South Kirkby were called to Bell Lane at around 11pm.

A West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said it’s thought youths had stolen the wheelie bins, taken them to park land off Barnsley Road and set them alight.

A member of the public alerted the fire service to the blaze and firefighters used hose reels at the scene.

Police have been notified.