This is why plumes of smoke were seen billowing over Rotherham this morning

Firefighters were called to Rotherham this morning to reports of a fire on waste ground.

Saturday, 30th March 2019, 6:24 am
Updated Saturday, 30th March 2019, 6:33 am
Smoke was seen billowing over Rotherham this morning (Picture: Todd Guest)

They were called to a field just off Arundel Avenue in the Dalton area at around 6:08am this morning, March 30.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said the blaze was caused by the burning of wire cable. 

Smoke was seen billowing over Rotherham this morning (Picture: Todd Guest)

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Crews from Rotherham station attended the scene before leaving shortly afterwards at 6:22am.