A PARK bench and a mobility scooter were deliberately set alight in the same night as fire crews continue to tackle blazes across the borough.

Overnight on Thursday (June 3), firefighters from Cudworth station were called to Rainford Drive, in Monk Bretton, at 10.25pm.

A mobility scooter was deliberately set on fire.

The crew came away at 11pm.

Later that morning at 4am, the crew were called to Ferrymoor Way, in Grimethorpe, after a park bench was deliberately set alight.

They left the scene half an hour later.