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.
After tackling numerous fires in local parks, that had been started deliberately by youths, we teamed up with @PoliceWarr to help identify those responsible.
— Warrington Fire Station (@WarrFS) March 16, 2020