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Spate of arson attacks across South Yorkshire

Popple Street, Sheffield. Picture: Google
Popple Street, Sheffield. Picture: Google

South Yorkshire was hit by a spate of arson attacks last night.

Yobs set fire to a pile of litter off Manor Park Crescent, Manor Top, at just after 7pm.

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A crew from Birley Station was called out to deal with the blaze.

Arsonists struck about an hour later by setting fire to more litter at Sandy Bridge Lane in Shafton, Barnsley.

A crew from Cudworth Fire Station extinguished the blaze.

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Grassland went up in flames off Spark Lane in Mapplewell at 8.30pm.

Firefighters from Barnsley Central Fire Station dealt with the blaze.

Arsonists set fire to a corn field in Auburn Road, New Edlington, at 9.05pm.

A crew from Edlington Fire Station dealt with the blaze.

Some bushes and part of a fence were damaged in an arson attack outside a home in Silverdale, Dinnington, at 9.45pm.

A crew from Aston Fire Station extinguished the blaze.

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A pile of litter was set alight in Popple Street, Grimesthorpe at 10pm.

Firefighters from Elm Lane Fire Station extinguished the flames.