A FLAT in Lundwood had to be evacuated after arsonists torched a moped in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The blaze broke out at around 00.30am on Saturday on Friars Road.

The moped was set alight and the fire spread to bags of clothes and guttering around the flat.

Cudworth and Barnsley firefighters dealt with the blaze and evacuated the heavily smoke logged flat as a precaution.