Children’s playground set on fire
PUBLISHED: 20:43 04 January 2020 | UPDATED: 20:44 04 January 2020
Firefighters have been called into action after arsonists targeted a children’s play area.
Crews were called to reports of a fire at a playground on Orchard Road in Gayton near King's Lynn at 7.27pm today (Saturday January, 4).
Norfolk fire confirmed the blaze was deliberate.
The fire was started near play equipment.
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One crew from King's Lynn North tackled the blaze with hose reel jets, standing down at 7.46pm.
No other emergency services were on the scene.
No one was injured.
A spokesperson for Norfolk fire said: "One crew extinguished a small fire in Gayton. Somebody thought it would be funny to set a fire in a children's play area so we went along and extinguished it.
"Sadly, it happens all the time. We are not able to investigate it as there were no witnesses."
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