Arsonists blamed for fire on Rotherham land 

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Arsonists are being blamed for starting a fire in the open in Rotherham last night.  

Firefighters were called out to deal with the blaze to a pile of wood chippings and other debris in Cottenham Road, Eastwood, at about 12.30am.  

Cottenham Road, Rotherham. Picture: Google

Cottenham Road, Rotherham. Picture: Google

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A crew from Rotherham Central Fire Station spent about an hour tackling the blaze. 

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The cause is thought to be deliberate.