Arsonists strike across the bank holiday weekend

By Antony Clay | 30/05/2017

Arsonists strike across the bank holiday weekend

ARSONISTS struck again over the bank holiday weekend across Rotherham and the Dearne Valley.

On Friday a vehicle was set alight and completely burnt out on Dovecliffe Road, Wombwell.

A Tankersley fire crew was called out at 8.30pm and spent 40 minutes at the scene.

A child’s bike was deliberately set on fire in Kimberworth on Saturday (May 27) evening.

A fire crew from Rotherham was called to an open site on Deepdale Road at 7.10pm and spent around 15 minutes tackling the incident.

A VW Bora was deliberately targeted on Monday (May 29) night on Coronation Street, Thurnscoe.

A Dearne fire crew was called out at 11.15pm to tackle the blaze and spent about half-an-hour at the scene.


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