Arsonists strike three times overnight across South Yorkshire

Hall Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google
Hall Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google

Arsonists struck three times across South Yorkshire overnight.

They set fire to a pile of litter in Norwood Drive, Bentley, at 7.10pm last night.

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Firefighters from Adwick spent 20 minutes putting the blaze out.

A hedge was set alight in Hall Road, Handsworth, at 8.30pm.

A crew from Parkway Fire Station dealt with the blaze.

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Arsonists set fire to a pile of litter in Kirton Lane, Stainforth, at just after 10pm.

Thorne firefighters spent 20 minutes tackling the blaze.

In addition, a pile of litter accidentally caught fire in Doncaster Road, Darfield, at 7.30pm.

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A crew from Dearne Valley Fire Station put the blaze out.