Arsonists spark blaze at South Yorkshire reservoir

Worsbrough Reservoir. Picture: Google
Worsbrough Reservoir. Picture: Google

Arsonists sparked a blaze close to a reservoir in South Yorkshire last night.

They set fire to a bin at Worsbrough Reservoir at 7.25pm.

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Firefighters from Cudworth Fire Station spent 20 minutes tackling the blaze.

Elsewhere, arsonists also struck on Sheffield Road in Worsbrough by setting fire to a pile of litter by the side of the road at 12.15am.

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A crew from Barnsley Central Fire Station dealt with the blaze.

A bin was also set on fire in Town Street, Canklow, Rotherham, at 2.20am.

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A crew from Rotherham Central Fire Station spent 15 minutes putting the fire out.