Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Sheffield Ski Village fire investigation begins

Aftermath of fire at Sheffield Ski Village
Fire crews pumped about 3,000 litres of water a minute on to the fire

An investigation has started into the cause of a fire which destroyed the main building of an outdoor ski village in Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said it received a call to Sheffield Ski Village in Vale Road just before 01:00 BST on Sunday.

Five fire engines and 25 firefighters attended the blaze. No-one was injured.

Police are working with the fire service in a joint investigation into the blaze.

The fire service said at the height of the blaze crews were pumping about 3,000 litres of water per minute on to the fire.

In March 2011 the adventure playground at the village was destroyed after a suspected arson attack.

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