Fire crews attend several refuse fires

By Dave Doyle | 06/12/2017

Fire crews attend several refuse fires

FIRE CREWS attended several deliberate refuse fires overnight.

One crew from Rotherham station was called to St Johns Road, East Dene, at around 7.30pm — staff spent 15 minutes putting out the fire.

Two crews from Dearne station attended Oak Road, Wath-upon-Dearne at around 8pm, when rubbish inside the derelict Oak Tree pub was ablaze.

Staff spent half-an-hour putting out the fire. The same pub was badly damaged by fire in June.

One team from Cudworth station attended Biscay Way, Wath-upon-Dearne, at around 8.20pm, leaving around half-an-hour later.

A crew from Rotherham station also attended a two-car fire on Glasshouse Lane, Kilnhurst at 2.45am.

The blaze began in a Citroen, spreading to a Ford Fiesta. The cause is currently unknown.

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