Dramatic photo shows flames tearing through building in Barnsley

Smoke billowing from the fire at an abandoned building on Lamb Lane, in Monk Bretton, Barnsley
Smoke billowing from the fire at an abandoned building on Lamb Lane, in Monk Bretton, Barnsley

A building in Barnsley has gone up in flames, with this dramatic photo showing smoke billowing from the property.

Firefighters were called to what South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said is an abandoned building in Monk Bretton today at 3.15pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said three fire engines had been sent to the two-storey building on Lamb Lane.

Nobody is believed to have been inside the building when it went up in flames.