Firebugs damage playground

Fire services were called after playground equipment in Ellenbrook Green was set alight.

IPSWICH: Fire services were called after playground equipment in Ellenbrook Green was set alight.

A crew arrived at the children's recreational playground on Ellenbrook Road at 6.23pm on November 8, and discovered that a plastic swing had been set on fire.

The fire was extinguished by use of water buckets however services are treating the fire as suspicious.

Local councillor Roger Fern said: “It is extremely disappointing that people would do this.

“All sorts of efforts are made to make facilities in the area of a high standard and clearly some people haven't appreciated this.

“The fact that it was done after darkness shows the cowardliness of these individuals.”

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