Spate of arson attacks on Doncaster street

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A spate of arson attacks on cars in a Doncaster street early today are being investigated by fire and police officers.

They were reported in Langthwaite Lane, Scawthorpe, just before 4am.

At one house a caravan, Nissan Qashqai and Renault Megane parked on a drive were torched, and a few doors away a Peugeot 206 was set alight.

Firefighters also dealt with a fire at another house on Langthwaite Lane which destroyed a Citroen Picasso and a Volkswagen Scirocco and then spread to the house where they were parked.

All the occupants got out unharmed but three fire appliances from Doncaster, Adwick and Edlington stations were sernt to deal with all the incidents.

A few minutes later they were sent to Jossey Lane, Bentley, where a Honda Jazz had been set alight.