Firefighters called to another arson attack on street plagued by vandals

Firefighters have been called out to another arson attack on a Sheffield street plagued by vandals.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 08 November, 2018, 12:16

They dealt with a skip set alight in Lifford Street, Tinsley, at 8.50pm yesterday.

The arson attack came three days after another skip fire on the same street and a week after a house was set alight when a firework was hurled through a bedroom window.

While firefighters were tackling the house blaze, in a property where six children live, they were attacked by yobs armed with fireworks and eggs.

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On Bonfire Night, firefighters called to Tinsley to deal with a series of other arson attacks received a police escort.

CCTV footage from cameras fitted to fire engines is being examined in a bid to identify culprits.