A FIRE in a York suburb has been started deliberately.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say they were called at 5.39pm yesterday (February 28) to Rawdon Avenue in Tang Hall after reports of a fire.

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A spokesman said: “A crew from York responded to reports of a bonfire in the open.

“Crews found a 5m by 5m bonfire, which they extinguished using knapsack sprayers. The cause was deliberate.”