Crash and deliberate fires keep firefighters busy

By Dave Doyle | 06/03/2017 0 comments

Crash and deliberate fires keep firefighters busy

FIREFIGHTERS rescued one occupant from a crashed car on Saturday evening.

Two crews from Tankersley and Dearne stations attended the smash at 6.50pm.

The incident on the A6195 Dearne Valley Parkway, near Jump, left one occupant trapped in their vehicle.

The person was freed and transferred to hospital — crews left the scene at 8.20pm.

Firefighters also attended several fires over the weekend, all of them thought to have been started deliberately.

One crew from Dearne station attended a burning Vauxhall Astra on Prince Street, Swinton between 7.30pm and 7.50pm on Friday.

An appliance from Maltby attended a Mercedes car ablaze on Blyth Road, Maltby between 11pm and 11.30pm on Friday.

One crew from Dearne station attended a burning outbuilding on Co-operative Street, Goldthorpe from 7.45am to 8.20pm on Saturday.

Rotherham station attended Psalters Lane in Holmes between 7.30am and 8am on Sunday, when a portable toilet was alight.

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