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Weekend incidents 17-19 April

On Saturday morning, firefighters attended three fires involving small vehicles.

The first one, crews from Barnsley were called at 00:13am to Gold Street in Barnsley following reports a small vehicle was on fire. They found three cars alight on arrival and left roughly 01:20am. They deemed it to be deliberate.

Crews from Central then attended a small car fire at 00:42am on Denholme Close. Again, this was deemed to be deliberate and crews left around 01:22am.

Firefighters from Edlington and Adwick were called to a small vehicle fire on the A1 at 07:33am on Saturday. The vehicle on fire was on the hard shoulder. The fire spread into the back of the vehicle. Using two hose reels and one breathing apparatus they extinguished the accidental fire and left at around 08:14am.

Still on Saturday, firefighters attended an accidental kitchen fire on Psalter Lane in Sheffield at 10:03am. Central and Rivelin attended the incident. It was deemed as accidental as a pan had been left on the hob.

In Barnsley on Rose Avenue, Cudworth crews attended a deliberate car fire. They arrived at 09:57pm and left aat 10:54pm.

Another small vehicle fire was attended by Rotherham on Hall Road in Moorgate at 10:52pm by crews from Rotherham. Two vehicles were alight. Crews left at around 11:34pm and deemed the fire to be deliberate.

Finally for Saturday, crews from Cudworth attended another deliberate car fire, this time on Ollerton Road in Athersley North. They were called at 11:09pm and left at 11:41pm.

On Sunday morning, in the early hours (00:22am), a crew from Parkway attended a small vehicle fire on Richmond Park Croft in Sheffield. This was deemed to be deliberate and they left the scene at around 07:07am.

Another deliberate car fire was attended Sunday morning at around 02:01am by dearne firefighters on Howell Lane in Clayton. They left the scene at 03:05am.

At 1:40pm, Central and Lowedges firefighters attended an accidental fire on Hutcliffe Wood Road in Sheffield.This was an unattended brazier fire which had been started and then left. Over the course of the day it had spread to a small shed and then to a garage building.

Finally on Sunday, a crew from Maltby attended an accidental fire on Acacia Avenue in Rotherham at 3:46pm. This was a BBQ that had spread and set fire to a fence and shed accidentally. Firefighters left at around 4:08pm after extinguishing the fire and providing safety advice about the use of BBQ’s.

This content was last updated on April 20th, 2020