A FIRE on industrial land was started this morning (Tuesday) by arsonists.
Scrap copper was found alight by firefighters who were called to Gateway Place, Parkgate, at 6.57am.
A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said a crew from Rotherham station was at the scene until 7.41am and the blaze had been started deliberately.
She added: "No-one was at the scene when we arrived."
Arsonists also targeted a wheelie bin last night (Monday) in Baring Road, Blackburn, at 8.13pm.
A crew from Elm Lane was at the scene for 15 minutes.