Firefighters tackle series of rubbish fires across South Yorkshire

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Firefighters dealt with a number of rubbish fires started deliberately over the weekend.

They were called out to incidents on Pontefract Road, Lundwood, Barnsley and Steel Street, Holmes, Rotherham, on Sunday.

On Saturday they dealt with rubbish set alight inside a garage on Hastilar Road South, Woodthorpe; a wheelie bin fired on Thornton Road, Kendray, Barnsley; rubbish and tyres torched on New Droppingwell Road, Blackburn, Rotherham and tyres set alight on Eyre Lane, Sheffield.