SOMERSET NEWS: Safety matting set on fire at play park

SOMERSET NEWS: Safety matting set on fire at play park

A FIRE was deliberately started at a Taunton play park on Sunday (August 27, 2017) morning.

The alarm was raised at 10.50am with numerous calls received by the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service to a problem at the play park in Creechbarrow Road with reports of thick black smoke.

One fire engine from Taunton was mobilised and firefighters discovered about eight square metres of rubber safety matting on fire.

“The fire is believed to have been started deliberately,” said a Fire Service spokesman.

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