Arsonists hunted over blazes across South Yorkshire

Firefighters were busy in South Yorkshire over the weekend
Firefighters were busy in South Yorkshire over the weekend

Investigations are under way into a number of arson attacks across South Yorkshire.

On Saturday night, a BMW 3 series was torched on Hollinsend Avenue, Intake and a derelict building was set alight on Corporation Street in Rotherham town centre.

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Earlier in the day, motorbikes were fired on Cedar Road and Oswin Avenue, both in Balby, Doncaster; a Vauxhall Zafira was set alight on Hazel Lane, Hampole, Doncaster and a fire was started deliberately near to the Wharncliffe Woods car park, Grenoside.

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Over the weekend firefighters also dealt with a wheelie bin set alight outside a house on Wisewood Avenue, Hillsborough and hay bales torched on Becket Crescent, Kimberworth Park, Rotherham and Main Street, Cadeby, Doncaster.

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Piles of rubbish were found burning on Cavendish Road, Holmes, Rotherham and Cantley Road, Darnall, Sheffield.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.