A SKIP and metal container were accidentally set on fire in Old Denaby last night (Thursday).
A fire crew from Dearne station was called to Coalpit Road at 9pm.
"The skip and metal container were both out in the open and full of waste paper," a spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said.
"The crew left the scene at 10.35pm and the cause was accidental."
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