Play equipment destroyed by fire

Springfield Park, Mangotsfield

One crew from Kingswood fire station was called to reports of a fire in a children’s play area.

On arrival, firefighters found the play equipment well alight and used one high-pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Some of the play equipment was destroyed and left unsafe for children to play on.

Information on the incident was passed to police and the council.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.