Arsonists strike twice in Doncaster village

Firefighers tackled two deliberate bin fires in Hexthorpe last night.
Firefighers tackled two deliberate bin fires in Hexthorpe last night.

Firefighters were called out to tackle two fires in a Doncaster village last night, both believed to have started deliberately.

Crews attended a total of two bin fires in Abbot Street, Hexthorpe late yesterday evening.

The first incident occurred at midnight, and the second at around 2am.

A South Yorkshire fire and rescue spokesman confirmed that both blazes are believed to have been started deliberately.