At 3.20pm today, officers were called to the property on Cliff Road and a police cordon has been put in place to ensure the safety of the public.
A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Our officers are currently dealing with reports of a suspected grenade at an address in Cliff Road in Darfield.
“Officers were called at 3.20pm and a police cordon is in place to ensure public safety, while officers investigate and secure the area.
“Residents within the cordon area have been asked to evacuate their homes as a precautionary measure.”
We will provide further updates as we know more.