Warrington-Worldwide.co.uk incorporates the Village Life, Culcheth Life, Frodsham Life & Lymm Life magazines.

Arson attack on children’s play area


THE growing problem of arson attacks in local parks and play areas in Warrington continued last night when a wheelie bin was set on fire in a children’s play area.

The incident took place Shortly after 9.30pm on Wednesday night when firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open on Capesthorne Road in Warrington.

On arrival the crew found a wheelie bin well alight in a children’s play area.

Firefighters extinguished the fire with water and were in attendance for around 10 minutes.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 668577, give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

For advice on how to prevent your wheelie bins from being targeted by arsonists visit https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.


About Author

Experienced journalist for more than 35 years. Managing Director of magazine publishing group with six in-house titles and on-line daily newspaper for Warrington. Experienced writer, photographer, PR consultant and media expert having written for local, regional and national newspapers. Specialties: PR, media, social networking, photographer, networking, advertising, sales, media crisis management. Patron Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace. Trustee Warrington Disability Partnership. Former Chairman of Warrington Town FC.

Leave A Comment