Cars torched in arson attack in Sheffield street

Two cars were torched in an arson attack in a Sheffield street this morning.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 07 May, 2019, 11:38

They were set alight in Blackstock Road, Gleadless Valley, at 4.10am.

Firefighters have dealt with a spate of arson attacks

Firefighters were deployed to deal with the blaze.

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Overnight, crews also dealt with a Ford Transit van set alight in Hounsfield Road, East Herringthorpe, Rotherham.

Yesterday, two vans were torched in East Croft, Bolton-upon-Dearne, Barnsley and grassland was set alight off Hardwick Road, Eastwood, Rotherham.

In the early hours of Sunday, a pile of rubbish was set alight behind a vacant shop in Doncaster Gate, Rotherham town centre.

Anyone with information about any of the arson attacks should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.