SIX deliberate fires were started across Barnsley last night.

Fire crews from across the borough tackled the blazes - starting at 7.15pm and ending at 11.55pm.

They ranged from rubbish fires to a fence blaze - all six of which were deliberate.

The fires were tackled in Hoyland, Grimethorpe, Athersley South, Thurnscoe, Goldthorpe and Wombwell.