A fire was started deliberately close to a York bridge last night (Sunday).
York firefighters were called to an open field in the Maple Grove area at 8.48pm. This is next to the eastern side of the Millennium Bridge over the River Ouse.
It followed a report of a fire in the open.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “The crew located the fire and extinguished using bucket of water. The cause is believed to be deliberate.”
Maple Grove, York
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