Fire in children’s playground treated as a suspected arson


Firefighters were called to three suspected arson incidents this weekend – including one in a children’s play park.

The first happened at 9.07pm in Yardley Road, Olney and saw a crew from Newport Pagnell tackle the suspected arson on a car. The second happened less than two hours later at a play park in Bradville.

Firefighters from Great Holm were called to deal with the blaze at 11.01pm and swiftly put it out.

The third took place on Sunday evening at 7.22pm. Crews from Broughton and Great Holm were called to deal with a rubbish fire in the open in Boycott Avenue, Oldbrook.