Firefighters alerted to spate of arson attacks in South Yorkshire

A caravan and Land Rover parked on a Sheffield street were set alight in arson attacks this morning.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 24th April 2017, 12:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:21 pm
Firefighters have dealt with a spate of arson attacks
Firefighters have dealt with a spate of arson attacks

Firefighters were called out to Vauxhall Road, Wincobank, at 2.40am.

Crews also dealt with a vehicle set alight in Green Lane, Worsbrough, Barnsley, at 1am today and a Peugeot 206 torched in Canklow Road, Canklow, Rotherham, at 12.15am.

Last night, a car was fired in Rowell Lane, Loxley, Sheffield; an old sofa was set alight in Kings Road, Askern, Doncaster and rubbish was deliberately set on fire in Haigh Moor Way, Fence, Rotherham.

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Yesterday, firefighters were called to New Rossington, Doncaster, to deal with a caravan torched in Balcarres Road and a car set alight in McConnell Crescent.

A fire was also started in woodland off Dovecliffe Road, Wombwell, Barnsley and a Mercedes van and small truck were torched in Rowms Lane, Swinton, Rotherham.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.