Busy weekend for firefighters

By Dave Doyle | 14/08/2017

Busy weekend for firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS attended several fires over the weekend — both accidental and deliberate — as well as a three-vehicle pile-up.

Staff from Rotherham station dealt with burning stubble and hay bales, thought to have been set alight on purpose on Netherfield View, Dalton at 10.10pm on Friday.

They left the scene around 40 minutes later.

Dearne station attended Magna Lane, Dalton at around 10.30pm on Friday, when a skip was alight.

Staff left the scene at around 11.10pm. The fire is thought to have been started deliberately.

Staff from Rotherham and Aston stations were called to a crash on Brunswick Road, Moorgate at 8.30pm on Saturday.

Three vehicles were involved — one ambulance attended, but no-one was taken to hospital. Fire crews left the scene at around 9pm.

Staff from Rotherham station were called to Fenton Road, Kimberworth Park at around 10pm on Sunday.

There they put out a wheelie bin fire, thought to have been started deliberately. They left the scene around 20 minutes later.

Rotherham station also attended Canklow Road, Canklow at 11.30pm on Sunday.

Staff put out another bin fire, thought to have started accidentally, leaving around 20 minutes later.

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