Fire crews have to deal with spate of arson attacks

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Firefighters dealt with a spate of arson attacks across the county.

A park bench was set on fire on Wordsworth Avenue, Parson Cross, Sheffield, a skip was torched on Bole Hill, Norton, Sheffield, grassland was set on fire on Chesterfield Road, Swallownest, Rotherham, and a pile of rubbish was set alight on Churchfield Crescent, Cudworth, Barnsley, over the weekend.

A Mercedes Sprinter van was fired on Woodhouse Road, Intake, a Seat Ibiza was damaged in an arson attack on Tristford Close, Catcliffe, Rotherham, and a pile of tyres was set alight on Boulder Bridge Lane, Carlton, Barnsley.