Friday 19 February
Firefighters from Tankersley were called to Worsbrough Road, Blacker Hill, at 1.24am. Upon arrival they found a car well alight in front of a property. This was dealt with by 2.20am and is thought to have been started deliberately.
Saturday 20 February
Firefighters from Rotherham, Adwick and Tankersley were called to Newhall Lane, Carr, at 12.4opm. Upon arrival they found a shire horse in a stable that could not stand up. The horse was unwell and advice from the vet was that it needed to be stood. As such, crews used specialist animal rescue equipment to get it on its feet. This was dealt with by 2.59pm.
Firefighters from Thorne, Doncaster and Adwick were called to Coronation Road, Stainforth, at 3.32pm. Upon arrival they found a house that was smoke logged and two occupants that were suffering from smoke inhalation. It’s thought that this was a fire, which was out on arrival, that had started when the flame from a hob set a nearby plastic fryer alight. Crews ensured the fire was out and supported the occupants before leaving the scene at around 4.48pm.
Firefighters from Doncaster were called to Allenby Crescent, New Rossington, at 7.42pm. Upon arrival they found a Skoda Octavia well alight. This was dealt with by 8.04pm and is thought to have been started deliberately.
Sunday 21 February
Firefighters from Maltby and Rotherham were called to Laureate Court, Wellgate, at 11.19am. Upon arrival they found a cooker fire that, whilst being out on arrival, had smoke logged the kitchen of a care home. Crews used positive pressure ventilation fans to clear the smoke before leaving at around 11.45am.
Firefighters from Adwick were called to Chestnut Avenue, Carcroft, at 6.51pm. Upon arrival they found a 14-year-old boy stuck up a tree. He was rescued with a short extension ladder. This was dealt with by 7.23pm.