Trees set alight at Phoenix Riverside

Trees set alight at Phoenix Riverside

By Gareth Dennison | 16/04/2020

Trees set alight at Phoenix Riverside

A BATCH of felled trees were set alight on Phoenix Riverside in Rotherham shortly before 1am today (Thursday).

Firefighters spent about half an hour at the scene, on the corner of Sheffield Road.

A spokesperson said: “This incident is thought to have been started deliberately and follows a number of similar incidents at this location recently.”

There was a deliberate blaze involving fly-tipped rubbish at Canklow Hill Road, Canklow, at about 12.45am today.

And a mattress was set alight in the street at Wingfield Road, Wingfield, shortly after 9.20pm yesterday.




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