Unbelievable pictures show total devastation at Yorkshire car lot as 900 vehicles damaged

These photographs show total devastation at a car lot in Yorkshire.

By Daniel Sheridan
Saturday, 1st August 2020, 2:41 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st August 2020, 2:44 pm

At the height of the fire on Friday night, more than 40 firefighters were tackling the blaze at a car lot on Bentley Moor Lane in Carcroft, Doncaster.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident at around 10pm on Friday July 31.

Crews tackled the fire and were 'expected to be in attendance for most of the night'.

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Damage to the car lot in Doncaster

The service warned the public to avoid the area and drew on the support of neighbouring West and North Yorkshire fire services.

A drone, from South Yorkshire Police, was also used to help the firefighting effort.

On Saturday morning, three crews remained at the scene.

There are currently no reports of any injuries and it is not yet known how the fire started.

Damage to the car lot in Doncaster

A fire investigation into the cause of this fire – which is now understood to have involved over 900 cars – will begin this morning, the fire service said.

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Damage to the car lot in Doncaster
Damage to the car lot in Doncaster