'Deliberate' fire destroys classrooms at Staunton Country Park in Havant

A ‘DELIBERATE’ fire has destroyed classrooms at a country park in Havant.

Wednesday, 23rd October 2019, 11:01 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd October 2019, 9:05 pm

Fire crews from Havant and Emsworth were called to Staunton Country Park last night on Tuesday night to tackle the blaze.

Crew manager Morford from Havant Fire Station said: ‘We were called at 9.25pm last night to Staunton Country Park as some derelict classrooms had been deliberately set on fire. They were due to be knocked down.

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Fire in a derelict building in Staunton Country Park, Havant. Picture: Lacey Plumbley

‘Two crews from Havant and one crew from Emsworth put out the fire with jets and it took us two hours. It is a big waste of resources.’

Fire in a derelict building in Stauton Country Park in Havant. Picture: Lacey Plumbley