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Arsonists destroy whole fleet of vans

FOUR vans were set ablaze at a scaffolding firm on Wakefield Road, Smithies, Barnsley, at 10.10pm on Tuesday.

Crews from Cudworth and Barnsley stations were alerted and spent 75 minutes putting out the fires.

In Rotherham, a white Renault van was set on fire deliberately on Cortworth Lane, Cortworth, at 8pm on Tuesday. Crews from Rotherham station put out the blaze.

Road sweeper hurt

A ROAD sweeper was trapped in his vehicle after a collision at the Junction 29 truck stop on the Holmewood industrial estate near Chesterfield. He was cut free by firefighters at 4.31am yesterday.

Electrical fault

A LAMPPOST caught fire on Woodburn Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield, due to an electrical fault at 5.40pm on Tuesday.

House hit by car

A DRIVER clambered free after his car ploughed into a house in Maynard Road, Chesterfield, on Tuesday night.