Cars destroyed in ‘deliberate’ blaze in Sheffield

Arsonists destroyed a number of cars last night after setting fire to them in what is being suspected as a deliberate attack.

Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 7:23 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 7:27 am
The wreckage from a previous car fire

Both incidents took place in Stocksbridge around midnight, only a quarter of an hour apart.

The vehicles were ‘ruined’ but there were no injuries.

South Yorkshire firefighters were on the scene

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The first attack took place on a residential road before cars parked in Silver Fox car park, on Manchester Road, were set alight.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire said: “We thought it was quite suspicious as they happened close together - we suspect it was a deliberate attack.”

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for a response and we will bring you more updates when we have them.