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Rotherham leisure centre fire

Two fire crews from Rotherham station were called to a fire at a disused leisure centre at 7:15pm on Wednesday.

Firefighters on arrival at the boarded up centre on Charnwood Road in Swinton found a fire near the squash courts which had also spread to the cavity wall.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to put the fire out, which is believed to have been started deliberately.

Firefighters left the scene at 8:40pm.

This content was last updated on September 03rd, 2015