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Spate of car fires across borough

Tuesday 18th September 2012
Fire fighter (library image).

Three cars were set alight in a spate of arson attacks over the weekend.


Fire-fighters from Royston were called to Windhill Lane, Staincross, at 12.30am on Saturday to a Cherokee Jeep that was wrecked in the blaze.

A crew from Tankersley went to Cliffe Common Lane, Wortley, at 11.30pm the same day to a BMW that was on fire.


The third incident was at 2.30am on Monday at Manor Crescent, Grimethorpe, where a Vauxhall Corsa was destroyed by fire.


It is not know if the three were linked.