Cause of Herringthorpe rubbish fire was accidental

By Chloe West | 08/10/2019

Cause of Herringthorpe rubbish fire was accidental

RUBBISH was accidentally set alight in the front garden of a house in Herringthorpe in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday). 

A crew from Rotherham station went to the scene on Wordsworth Drive at 2am.

"The cause of the fire was accidental as it is believed the fire was started by a discarded cigarette," said a spokeswoman from South Yorkshire and Rescue. 

The crew left the scene at 2.20am. 

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