Arsonists strike three times in Rotherham overnight

Arsonists strike three times in Rotherham overnight

By Jill Theobald | 14/04/2022

Arsonists strike three times in Rotherham overnight

FIRE crews tackled a trio of deliberate blazes overnight in Rotherham. 

A skip was deliberately set on fire at 9.25pm on Silverdales in Dinnington. Firefighters from Aston station attended the incident and left at 9.50pm.

Crews were also called out to a deliberate rubbish fire at 11.40pm on Houghton Road, Thurnscoe, leaving the scene 20 minutes later.

A car was then deliberately set on fire at 2am on Black Carr Road, Wickersley.

Firefighters from Maltby station spent over an hour tackling the blaze and left at 3.10am.