Police and fire step up patrols to tackle deliberate fires

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Firefighters have been called out to four deliberate fires in the Dean Row area of Wilmslow this month.

Between Wednesday 8th April and Sunday 26th April emergency services were called to four separate incidents.

The first incident, which occurred at around 10am on Wednesday 8th April, saw an industrial bin containing a quantity of rubbish being set alight at a playground on Tame Walk.

On Saturday 11th April at around 3.50am, firefighters were called to a footpath at the end of Lincoln Road where a fence panel had been set alight.

The third and fourth incidents took place on a public footpath behind Swale Close, the first on Thursday 16th April that saw a quantity of leaves deliberately ignited and the second on Sunday 26th April involving a fence panel being set alight.

Police and fire patrols have been stepped up in the local area.

Anyone with information on deliberate fires should call Cheshire Police on 101 or report it via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report/

Alternatively, information can be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously



Here's what readers have had to say so far. Why not add your thoughts below.

Gillian Slater
Thursday 30th April 2020 at 10:02 am
I M O It sounds as if people are bored to be causing this random vandalism. I hope something useful is found for the perpetrators to do instead in these awful times
John Clegg
Saturday 2nd May 2020 at 2:22 pm
Oh, a protest.
Ye-e-e-s, I can just see Westminster taking note of this sign of boredom & frustration at continuing lockdown...