Spate of arson attacks across South Yorkshire  

Fire services.
Fire services.

Arsonists are being blamed for sparking a series of fires across South Yorkshire overnight.  

A pile of litter and tyres went up in flames in Infiled Lane, Darnall, at 7.30pm. 

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Firefighters spent about 45 minutes tackling the blaze. 

A patch of grassland was set alight in Rawmarsh Road, Parkgate, at 7.50pm. 

Rotherham Central firefighters were called to the scene.  

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A Fiat car was set alight in Mowbray Gardens, East Dene, at 9.45pm. 

Rotherham Central firefighters spent 30 minutes tackling the blaze. 

Arsonists torched a caravan in Queens Park, Edlington, at 10.10pm. 

Edlington firefighters tackled the blaze. 

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A wheelie bin was set on fire in Highfield Park, Maltby, at 1.25am this morning. 

Firefighters extinguished the blaze within 30 minutes.