South Yorkshire firefighters deal with scientific experiment gone wrong

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Firefighters dealt with an incident in an industrial unit in Rotherham this morning after a scientific experiment went wrong.

Crews were called to Xeros Ltd on Whittle Way, Catcliffe, at 7.15am yesterday and established that some washing tablets being tested had overheated and sparked a minor fire.

Firefighters from Mansfield Road, Darnall and Aston stations responded the 999 call for help.