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Passengers helped off burning bus

PASSENGERS were evacuated from a double decker bus after it caught fire on Lowedges Road, Lowedges, Sheffield, at 4pm on Sunday.

Another engine fault caused a car to catch fire on Bradway Road, Bradway, Sheffield, on Saturday afternoon.

But a Renault Clio found burning on Hoober Field Road, Hoober, Rotherham, had been deliberately set alight at midnight on Sunday.

Living room on fire

FIRE broke out in a lounge on Ellesmere Road, North Pitsmoor, Sheffield, due to an electrical fault with a meter. The family got out and raised the alarm just after midnight yesterday.

Snatch attempt

A MUGGER tried to grab an 83-year-old woman’s handbag on Marsh Street, Wombwell, Barnsley – but she managed to hold on and shout for help.

The mugger was white, in his 20s, slim, and wearing a red baseball cap.

Call police on 101 quoting incident 554 of January 7.