BARNSLEY firefighters attended three fires across the borough overnight (December 30) - including a house fire in Monk Bretton.

Crews arrived at 10pm to tackle the blaze on Fish Dam Lane after a candle reportedly fell over. It is believed to have been an accident.

The fire was put out by 10.50pm.

Throughout the night, fire crews across the borough were called to reportedly deliberate fires including a wheelie bin fire in Monk Bretton at 7.35pm on Littleworth Lane - and a car fire on Lindhurst Road, Athersley North at 5.40am.

Both fires were extinguished.