Arsonists strike at Rotherham nature reserve

Arsonists sparked a blaze at a Rotherham nature reserve over the weekend.

Monday, 18th February 2019, 09:13 am
Updated Monday, 18th February 2019, 09:17 am

A wooden platform at Centenary Riverside, on Riverside Way at Templeborough, was set deliberately alight on Saturday afternoon.

Crews were sent out to tackle the blaze. 

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Elsewhere, yobs set fire to a settee on land at Far Lane East in East Dene, Rotherham, last night at 8pm. 

Far Lane East, Rotherham. Picture: Google

Rotherham Central firefighters spent about an hour tackling the blaze.  

Arsonists also set fire to a derelict building in Haines Road, Thorne in Doncaster at 12.40am this morning. 

Two crews from Doncaster Central Fire Station dealt with the fire.