A FIRE has been started deliberately in a York suburb.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say their firefighters were called out at 8.14pm last night (September 14) to Burton Stone Lane, in Clifton in York.

A service spokesman said: "Crew were mobilised to a report of a fire in a park.

"This was a deliberate fire by youths. Fire extinguished by crews using knapsack sprayer."