Cars set alight in arson attacks in Sheffield

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Firefighters dealt with two cars set alight in arson attacks within five minutes of each other in Sheffield.

The first involved a Renault Megane found burning on Water Slacks Road, Woodhouse, at 4.40am today.

At 4.45am a 4x4 was fired on the A630 Sheffield Parkway.

Police were alerted to the incidents.

Last night crews dealt with a pile of rubbish set alight in a field off Strauss Crescent, Maltby, Rotherham.

And a fire in a house on Rawmarsh Hill, Parkgate, Rotherham, was down to a fault with an electricity fuse box.

Anyone with information on the arson attacks should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.