Firefighters tackle series of blazes
FIREFIGHTERS attended blazes on roads around Rotherham this weekend.
One crew from Rotherham fire station put out a burning car at 9am on Saturday.
They came away from the scene — Alexander Close in Kimberworth — at around 9.45am. Investigators believe that the fire was started deliberately.
Two teams from Aston and Maltby fire stations tackled a lorry fire on the M18 early on Sunday.
Firefighters attended the scene — near to junction 32 of the M1 — at 2.20am, leaving around 40 minutes later. The fire was recorded as accidental.
One crew from Aston fire station attended a skip fire at 10.30pm on Sunday.
They spent half an hour putting out the blaze on Leicester Road, Dinnington — the fire is thought to have been started deliberately.
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