Vehicles torched across South Yorkshire in series of arson attacks

Firefighters spent last night dealing with a spate of arson attacks across South Yorkshire.

Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 1:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th December 2019, 2:56 pm

A Honda Civic was set alight on Shady Side, Hexthorpe, Doncaster, at 7.30pm and 20 minutes later a van was torched on Catley Road, Darnall, Sheffield.

Firefighters in Sheffield then dealt with a Fiat car fired on Blackstock Road, Gleadless Valley.

In the early hours of this morning, two cars – a Honda and a Peugeot 206 – were torched on Campsall Balk, Norton, Doncaster.

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Firefighters in South Yorkshire have dealt with a series of arson attacks

A Hyundai car was set alight on Salisbury Road, Maltby, Rotherham and a Landrover Discovery was deliberately set alight on Elm Street, Hoyland Common, Barnsley.

Crews also dealt with a bin fire on Braithwell Road, Maltby, Rotherham and a pile of rubbish found burning on Lang Avenue, Lundwood, Barnsley.

Anyone with information about any of the arson attacks should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.