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Wave of arson attacks across South Yorkshire

Fire service.
Fire service.

Firefighters had to deal with a wave of arson attacks across South Yorkshire last night.

Arsonists set fire to some grassland off Blythe Road, Maltby, at 7.10pm last night.

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Firefighters from Maltby Fire Station extinguished the blaze.

A shed was set alight in an allotment at Shaw Lane in Barnsley at 7.15pm.

Cudworth firefighters spent over an hour tackling the flames.

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A pile of litter went up in flames in Doncaster Road, Dalton, at 7.30pm.

A crew from Birley Moor Fire Station was called out to deal with the incident.

A blaze ripped through a corn field off Doncaster Road, Stainforth, at 8pm.

Doncaster Central firefighters spent nearly 90 minutes tackling the blaze.

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Yobs set fire to a pile of litter in Yews Lane, Kendray, at 9.20pm.

A crew from Cudworth Fire Station spent 30 minutes at the scene.