Firefighters dealt with a house fire in South Elmsall on Saturday night.
Crews from South Elmsall, Hemsworth, Featherstone and Adwick were called to a derelict property on Albany Street at around 9pm after reports of children playing in the house.
But a fire service spokesman said: “After a thorough search no persons were found to be involved.”
He added the blaze also spread to the roof of a neighbouring property.
No-one was injured in the incident.