South Yorkshire fires round-up: Two dogs die in house blaze

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South Yorkshire firefighters were called out to deal with several small fires across the region overnight (October 9).

Two dogs have died after a house blaze in St Aidan’s Way, Norfolk Park, Sheffield.

Firefighters from Central station attended the incident at 10.15pm.

A woman was evacuated from the property.

The fire started after a nearby wheelie bin fire spread to the property. Investigations into the cause are underway.

One adult and two children were evacuated after a house fire in Haslam Crescent, Lowedges.

Firefighters from Central Station attended the blaze at 7.49pm.

Investigations into the cause of the blaze are underway.

A man was taken to hospital with burns after trying to extinguish a chip pan fire in Aqueduct Street, Honeywell, Barnsley.

A woman and a baby boy were also evacuated from the property and escaped unharmed.

Firefighters from Barnsley and Cudworth attended the incident at 9.15pm.

Firefighters have warned residents not to try and tackle fires themselves following the incident.

The smoke alarm in the property had no batteries in and firefighters are urging residents to check smoke alarms are tested regularly and in good working order following the blaze.

Two van’s were torched in separate arson attacks.

Firefighters from Barnsley attended a transporter van fire in Richard Street at 10.50pm.

Firefighters also attended a Fiesta van fire at 12.30am today.

Both fires are believed to have been started deliberately.