A DISCARDED cigarette sparked a flat fire.
Firefighters were called to a property on Lord Street, Clifton, at around 10.20pm on Monday.
A South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said the blaze was contained to one bedroom and no-one was in the property at the time of the blaze.
Crews from Rotherham, Maltby and Dearne were at the scene for around two hours.
Meanwhile, arsonists torched a pile of wood cuttings on Dowcarr Lane, Harthill, at around 11.20pm.
A crew from Aston station left the scene just after midnight.