Arsonists hunted over blazes across South Yorkshire

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

Tuesday, 14th August 2018, 7:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 14th August 2018, 7:03 am
Firefighters were busy in South Yorkshire over the weekend

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.

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.

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.