Firefighters from Rotherham were called to Swallow Crescent, Rawmarsh, at 8.46pm. Upon arrival they found a ‘controlled burn’ had spread to a derelict shed and large amount of rubbish, causing a large fire. This was dealt with by 9.35pm and the occupants were given advice around lighting garden fires during the on-going pandemic.
Firefighters from Elm Lane were called to Lytton Road, Sheffield, at 9.33pm. Upon arrival they found a load of dumped garden waste well alight. This had been extinguished by 10.01pm and is thought to have been accidental.
Firefighters from Rivelin were called to Nether Shire Lane, Sheffield, at 9.39pm. Upon arrival they found a wasteland fire behind a property on the street. This is thought to have been started deliberately and was dealt with by 10.14pm.
Firefighters from Central, Rivelin and Elm Lane rescued a family from a house fire on Milnrow Drive, Sheffield, after being called to the incident at 10.51pm. When they arrived they found the fire located in the ground floor living room, with a man, woman and child attempting to climb out of a first floor window. Crews performed an immediate rescue using a ladder, before entering the house to put out the fire. This fire is thought to have started through an overloaded plug socket, or faulty electrical appliance. Working smoke alarms alerted the occupants, who were asleep, to the fire.
Firefighters from Thorne were called to a fire on Geneva Square, Moorends, Doncaster, at 10.56pm. Upon arrival they found a shed well alight. The fire had also spread to a neighbouring fence, conservatory and car. This fire started from controlled burn, that hadn’t been properly extinguished by the occupants before going to bed. It was dealt with by 11.43pm.
Firefighters from Barnsley were called to a fire on Denison Court, Clifton Street, Barnsley, at 1.58am. Upon arrival they found a wheelie bin on fire. This was extinguished by 2.12am and is thought to have been started deliberately.
Firefighters from Tankersley ere called to a fire on Roebuck Hill, Barnsley, at 2.27am. Upon arrival they found a bin alight. This was extinguished by 3.02am and is thought to have been started deliberately.
Firefighters from Barnsley and Cudworth were called to Pindar Oaks Street, Barnsley, at 2.27am. Upon arrival they found an allotment fire that involved several timber sheds. Main jets were used to extinguish the fire and firefighters cooled a number of cylinders that were moved away from the fire. This was dealt with by 4.43am and is thought to have started accidentally.