Fire thought to have been started by youths with aerosols

YOUTHS with aerosols are believed to have started a fire last night.

Monday, 26th June 2017, 9:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:19 am

FIrefighters were called to St Nicholas Avenue in Rowner at around 6pm last night to tackle a burning pile of rubbish on an area park land.

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The alarm was raised by a nearby resident who reportedly saw a gang of teenagers playing around with aerosol cans before fleeing the scene.

A crew from Gosport fire station spent about half an hour putting out the blaze, and found burnt out aerosol cans in the debris.

No-one was hurt during the incident.