Skip blaze started by arsonists

PUBLISHED: 11:11 29 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:44 26 October 2009

A BLAZE roared outside a sports centre after arsonists set fire to a skip full of furniture. Firefighters were alerted by staff that spotted the flames outside the golf range at Gosling Sports Park, WGC. Crews used breathing equipment and a hose powered j

A BLAZE roared outside a sports centre after arsonists set fire to a skip full of furniture.

Firefighters were alerted by staff that spotted the flames outside the golf range at Gosling Sports Park, WGC.

Crews used breathing equipment and a hose powered jet to extinguish the blaze at around 4pm yesterday (Monday) at the Stanborough Road centre.

Firefighter Brian Smith said: "My sub officer was almost certain it was started by school kids.

"It was a hell of a fire for a commercial skip but we managed to tackle it.


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