Spate of arson attacks overnight across South Yorkshire

Arsonists sparked several fires overnight across South Yorkshire.

Friday, 27th July 2018, 08:55 am
Updated Friday, 27th July 2018, 08:57 am
Park Spring Road, Barnsley. Picture: Google

A hedge went up in flames in Park Spring Road, Little Houghton, at 7.30pm last night.

A patch of woodland was set alight in Willow Bank, Wilthorpe, at 7.45pm.

Barnsley Station firefighters dealt with the flames.

Arsonists set fire to some trees and bushes in Callow Mount, Meersbrook, at 8.25pm.

Sheffield Central firefighters spent 45 minutes tackling the blaze.

A detached garage was set alight in Barnsley Road, Goldthorpe, at 9.30pm.

Dearne firefighters tackled the blaze.

Rotherham Central firefighters extinguished the blaze.