Firefighters from Tankersley were called to Welland Crescent, Elsecar, at 0.21am. Upon arrival they found a van well alight. The fire had also spread to a fence. This was dealt with by 1.12am and is thought to have been started deliberately.
Firefighters from Rivelin, Central and Elm Lane were called to Stubbin Lane, Sheffield, at 1.52am. Upon arrival they found a load of cardboard had been set alight round the back of an advice centre. More cardboard had been shoved through a broken window and also set alight. This was dealt with by 2.44pm and is thought to have been started deliberately.