Fire crews called to Ramsgate to report of youths setting fire to playground equipment


Fire crews were called to Boundary Park in Ramsgate today (February 10) to reports of youths setting light to playground equipment.

Crews arrived at 4.29pm following a 999 call.

A Kent Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Crews attended to extinguish the flames and Kent Police has been informed. Firefighting operations were complete at 4.38pm.”

Kent Police say officers attended the scene but no damage had been caused.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “At around 4.35pm Kent Police officers on patrol in Ramsgate were flagged down by a member of the public, who reported a group of youths were setting fire to an aerosol can near a play area.

“Officers located two teenage boys and provided them with words of advice. No evidence of any criminal damage was identified.”