Arson attacks on wheelie bins across South Yorkshire

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ARSONISTS started a spate of wheelie bin fires across South Yorkshire.

Bin fires were started on Woodlands Chase, Kimberworth, yesterday at 8.30pm; on Mottram Street, Barnsley, at 8.40pm yesterday and on Cavendish Road, Holmes, Rotherham, at 8.15pm on Saturday.

Firefighters across the county also dealt with a skip set on fire on Monteney Road, Ecclesfield, Sheffield, at 10.15pm yesterday; a bale of hay set alight in a field off Woodstock Road, Wilthorpe, Barnsley, at 12.10am on Saturday and a shed found burning on Lime Tree Avenue, Wales, Rotherham, at 9.30pm on Saturday.

A row of conifers were also set alight on Manor Road, Maltby, Rotherham, over the weekend.

* Anyone with information should call police on 101.