Sheffield residents flee home after arson attack

Residents were forced to flee their Sheffield home in the early hours of this morning after an arson attack.

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Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen

Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen

Three wheelie bins were set alight outside the property in Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen, and smoke from the flames spread into the house.

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When firefighters arrived at the scene the occupants had managed to get out of the house unharmed.

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An investigation is underway.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.