Fire News In Brief – April 2020
Tuesday 27 April
Firefighters from Thorne were called to Lands End Road, Thorne, at 7.07pm on Monday 27 April. According to a spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, multiple rubbish fires were found along the road. A spokesperson for the service added: “These were extinguished by 7.40pm and are thought to have been started deliberately.”
Monday 20 April
Firefighters from Thorne were called to a fire on Geneva Square, Moorends, at 10.56pm on Sunday 19 April. A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said that, upon arrival, they found a shed “well alight”. The spokesperson continued: “The fire had also spread to a neighbouring fence, conservatory and car”, adding: “This fire started from controlled burn, that hadn’t been properly extinguished by the occupants before going to bed”. The blaze was dealt with by 11.43pm.
Thursday 9 April
Firefighters from Thorne were called to Carr Side Lane, Hatfield, at 9.30pm last night (Weds 8 April). A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: “Upon arrival they found a load of fly-tipped rubbish – ranging from wood to paint tins – well alight”. The fire had been extinguished by 10.08pm and is thought to have been started deliberately.