Firefighters were called out to seven incidents with five believed deliberate

Arsonists struck five times over the weekend as firefighters attended seven incidents across Doncaster.

Monday, 29th November 2021, 10:56 am

The first was in the early hours of Saturday when Dearne station was called to a deliberate car fire at 12.35am on Cliff View, Denaby Main.

A fire crew from Thorne attended an accidental fire involving a tumble dryer at 3.55pm on Durham Avenue, also on Saturday.

A single decker bus was also accidentally on fire at 7.30pm on Beckett Road in Wheatley. Two fire crews from Doncaster attended.

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On Sunday, a car was deliberately set on fire at 2.10am on Stubbins Hill, Edlington. Edlington station attended.

Five fire crews from Adwick, Doncaster, Edlington and Lowedges stations were called out to a deliberate derelict building fire at 6.20pm on Lodge Road, Skellow.

The crews left the scene over four hours later.

Edlington firefighters were called to a deliberate rubbish fire at 8.45pm on Sickleworks Close, Conisbrough.

Two vehicles were deliberately set on fire at 1.20am on Coronach Way, New Rossington.

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