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A chimenea is believed to be the cause of a Doncaster fire over the weekend.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 12:00 pm

Firefighters from Doncaster and Thorne were called to Broadway in Dunscroft at 3.39pm on Saturday, March 13.

Upon arrival they found a shed well alight in the garden of a property.

This was dealt with by 4.38pm and it is thought the fire originated from a nearby chimenea that had not been properly extinguished.

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Firefighters from Doncaster were also called to Leger Way, Intake, at 7.13pm one the same day to a Vauxhall Corsa well alight in the middle of a field.

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This was dealt with by 8.08pm and is thought to have been started deliberately.

Firefighters from Edlington and Doncaster were called to a kitchen fire in Roberts Road in Balby, at 8.21pm.

This is thought to have started when the occupier was grilling food.

Thorne firefighters were called to the Moto Services at Junction 5 of the M18, at 9.14pm where a Blue Grand Cherokee was well alight.

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