Weekend incidents 21 to 24 February

Firefighters from Central and Rossington were called at 3.4opm on Saturday to an electrical fire at the University of Sheffield, Winter Street. This was accidental and caused by water getting into the electrics. Two breathing apparatus wearers used a dry powder extinguisher to put out the fire and left the scene at 4.03pm.

Firefighters from Central were called at 6.37pm on Saturday to Best Western Hotel, George Street, to reports of a bin fire. This was extinguished by 7.28pm and has been put down as accidental.

Firefighters from Central were called to Manor Lane, Sheffield, at 9.21pm on Saturday. This was a fire in the basement of a derelict property. It is thought to have been started deliberately and was extinguished, by firefighters donning breathing apparatus, by 10.36pm.

Firefighters from Elm Lane were called to Longley Hall Road, Sheffield, at 10am on Sunday. This was to a fire outside a flat that is thought to have been started deliberately. The fire was only small and involved paper that had been set alight by someone trying to keep warm. Crews left the scene at around 10.34am.

Firefighters from Parkway and Lowedges attended a van fire at 3.44pm on Sunday. This was at Norton Aerodrome, Norton Avenue, and is thought to have been started deliberately. Crews put the fire out using a hose reel jet and left the scene at 4.48pm.

Firefighters from Barnsley were called to a fire on Yews Lane, Kendray, at 4.15pm on Sunday. This was a pile of bricks next to a tree – both of which on fire and in a garden belonging to a derelict property. The fire was extinguished, using a hose reel jet, by 4.50pm. It is thought to have been started deliberately.

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This content was last updated on February 24th, 2020