Static caravans set on fire deliberately

Firefighters were called to tackle fires in two static caravans.

A crew from Richmond and one from Darlington were called just before 3pm yesterday to the incident in Newton Morrell, near Barton.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and rescue Service said: “These were confirmed as derelict and the fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

“Crews extinguished using two breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets.”