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Weekend incidents 11 to 13 December

A car was set alight on Royd Moor Road, Thurlstone in Barnsley at around 7.30pm on Friday (11 December). Barnsley firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the fire in the abandoned video.

Incense sticks caused a fire in a bathroom in a flat on Holmes Court, Holmes Lane at around 9.45pm on Friday. A woman had been having a bath, but after leaving the room ash from the sticks dropped onto toilet paper and ignited, causing a small fire. The woman escaped the building unharmed and Elm Lane, Parkway and Rotherham firefighters dealt with the blaze and ventilated the property.

A drone battery caught fire on Skelton Close, Sheffield just before midnight on Friday. The fire was already out when Parkway firefighters arrived to deal with it.

A man in his 40s was taken to hospital by ambulance after a chip pan caught fire on City Road in Sheffield just after midnight on Saturday. Central and Birley Moor firefighters were on the scene for just over an hour and used a hose reel to put out the blaze.

A kitchen bin caught fire on Fitzwilliam Street in Swinton, Rotherham just before 2am on Saturday. Rotherham, Dearne and Edlington firefighters responded to the fire, was started accidentally. No one was hurt in the incident.

A car was set alight on Nursery Lane, Sprotbrough close to a railway bridge at around 4.45am on Saturday. Edlington firefighters dealt with the incident.

Discarded ash from a garden fire pit ignited a bin at Copley Gardens, Sprobrough. The fire spread to nearby bins and began to melt a rear door and garage fascia. Edlington firefighters dealt with the blaze.

A discarded cigarette ignited floor sweepings inside a garage on Rochester Road, South Anston at around 9.15pm on Saturday. Aston Park, Maltby and Worksop firefighters responded to the incident and fitted smoke alarms afterwards.

A man and a woman were treated for burns and shock after a garage fire on Woodside Road in Scawthorpe just before 11am on Sunday. Doncaster and Adwick fire stations responded to the blaze, which involved a vehicle inside a garage and also caused damage to a neighbouring conservatory. It’s thought the fire started accidentally and may have been caused by a discarded cigarette igniting petrol fumes.

This content was last updated on December 14th, 2020