South Yorkshire firefighters called out to rubbish and grass fires

Grass cuttings and rubbish were set alight in arson attacks in Sheffield last night.

Thursday, 9th June 2016, 8:49 am
Updated Friday, 10th June 2016, 10:25 am
Firefighters were kept busy in South Yorkshire last night

The grass was found burning in Lichford Road, Heeley and the rubbish was set alight in New Hall Road, Attercliffe.

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Crews were also called out to deal with a hedge fire in Manor Park Drive, Manor Park, Sheffield; a caravan fire in Scrooby Lane, Parkgate, Rotherham and a car fire in Wharncliffe Avenue, Wharncliffe Side, Sheffield.

A discarded cigarette is believed to have caused a fence fire in Sutton Avenue, Athersley North, Barnsley and a Nissan Navara went up in flames in Northfield Road, Sprotbrough, Doncaster.