Car and van fires in the Dearne Valley

By Chloe West | 20/06/2019

Car and van fires in the Dearne Valley

ARSONISTS torched a car and a van in Thurnscoe and West Melton in the early hours of this morning (Thursday). 

A crew from Dearne station was called to the car fire in Chapel Lane, Thurnscoe, at 12.20am.

"The cause of the fire was deliberate and the crew left the scene at 12.55am," said a spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. 

The second fire happened on Browning Road, West Melton, at 2.05am and two crews from Dearne station were called to the scene of the van fire. 

Crews left at 2.30am and the cause was deliberate. 

Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 803562
Or email
Message us on Facebook

The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.