The skip was found burning inÂ Lifford Street, Tinsley, at 8.50pm yesterday '“Â with flames perilously close to a row of nearby terraced homes.
Firefighters dealt with the blaze and an investigation is now underway.
POLICE: Missing Sheffield boy found safe and well The fire broke out in the same street where firefighters were pelted with fireworks and eggs last week while they were dealing with a house blaze.
The house fire was started after a firework was thrown through a bedroom window.
A police probe is underway.