A FACTORY in Monk Bretton was up in flames last night (September 14) after machinery caught alight.

Firefighters from Barnsley, Cudworth, Tankersley, South Kirby, Dearne and Parkway stations were called to Ardagh Glass, on Burton Road, at 7.07pm.

There were no reports of any injuries.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: “It was deemed to be accidental. 

“There was some machinery involved and the fire spread to the roof void.”

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Crews left the site at 8.20pm.