SOUTH Yorkshire Fire & Rescue believes two of three arson attacks in Mexborough yesterday are linked.
Firefighters from Dearne station were called to a roadside bin blaze on High Street at 7.35pm and spent 20 minutes at the scene.
Crews from Edlington, Dearne and Rotherham stations attended Beech Crescent at 9.26pm, when a car in a driveway was well alight.
Firefighters from Rotherham were called to Arnold Crescent at 9.38pm.
A service spokesperson said: “Upon arrival, they found a car well alight on a driveway.
“This was dealt with by 10.22pm and is thought to have been started deliberately, in connection with the previous incident.”
Elsewhere, a pile of rubbish was placed on a market stall and set alight at Laughton Road in Dinnington shortly before 8.30pm.