Friday 10 April
Firefighters from Elm Lane were called to a fence/shed fire on Southey Crescent, Sheffield, at 10.34pm. Upon arrival they found that a garden fire had spread out of control to the fence, and then the shed, causing significant damage. This had been dealt with by 11.09pm.
Saturday 11 April
Firefighters from Dearne and Tankersley attended a house fire on Hough Lane, Wombwell, after being called at 3.26am. Upon arrival they found a chiminea had set fire to some decking, which then spread to the back door and windows of the property. The fire was limited to the outside of the house but smoke did spread through the property. The crews extinguished the fire, and cleared the smoke, by 4.43am.
Firefighters from Elm Lane attended a fire at a property on Knutton Crescent, Sheffield, after being called at 6.06am. Upon arrival they found some outdoor decking alight. It is thought this had started with a discarded cigarette. The crew left the scene at 6.29am.
Firefighters from Parkway, Birley Moor and Central attended an electrical substation fire on Donestsk Way, Sheffield, after being called at 12.04pm. Upon arrival they found an electricity box was well alight and extinguished it with a dry powder fire extinguisher. They left the scene at 12.42pm.
Firefighters from Maltby, Aston Park and and Rotherham attended a house fire on Chaucer Road, Herringthorpe, after being called at 8.14pm. Upon arrival they found the front bedroom was well alight. Breathing apparatus wearers entered the property to extinguish the fire before using a fan to clear the smoke. All occupants were out of the house on arrival and there were no injuries. It is thought the fire started with a scented candle that had been left on a set of drawers.
Firefighters from Adwick were called to reports of a chip pan fire on Hall Villa Lane, Doncaster. Upon arrival they found the fire was already out but the occupant was suffering from slight smoke inhalation. Crews cleared the smoke, gave the man first aid and carried out a home safety check, before leaving the scene at 9.17pm.
Sunday 12 April
Firefighters from Edlington and Doncaster were called to reports of an apartment fire on McConnel Crescent, New Rossington, at 02.27am. Upon arrival they found no fire, but a smoke logged flat due to cooking being left unattended. They ventilated the property and left at around 2.52am.
Firefighters from Cudworth were called to a garden fire on Milgate Street, Royston, at 4.14pm. Upon arrival they found a whole garden involved in fire. This had started when the occupier set light to a sofa and household waste, with the fire then spreading to the fence, backdoor, kitchen window and guttering. This was extinguished by 5pm and the occupant was given some fire safety advice.
Firefighters from Doncaster and Edlington were called to reports of a house fire on Goldsborough Road, Town Fields, at 4.18pm. Upon arrival they found the kitchen well alight. Breathing apparatus wearers entered the property to extinguish the fire before clearing the smoke. Nobody was injured. The fire started with a build up of fat, grease and oil on a gas cooker. Crews left the scene at around 5pm.
Firefighters from Elm Lane were called to reports of a house fire at on Dryden Road, Sheffield, at 6.50pm. Upon arrival they found that a fire, which had initially involved some rubbish in the garden, had spread into the house through a plastic waste pipe. Crews entered the property and extinguished the fire, which had affected one of the internal walls, before it could spread any further. They left the scene at around 8.15pm.
Monday 13 April
Firefighters from Barnsley, Cudworth and Tankersley were called to a house fire on Thomas Street, Worsborough, at 10.56am. This fire started from burning embers that had been placed into the wheelie bin the night before, setting fire to the bin, spreading to the house and roof space and trapping a woman inside. She was rescued from the property and taken to hospital, along with her daughter. Both casualties were suffering from smoke inhalation. Crews had extinguished the fire, and left the scene, by 3.55pm.