Firefighters '˜disgusted' after youths go on fire-setting spree in Gosport
FIREFIGHTERS have had to tackle more than 20 fires in Gosport after a group of teenagers went on a fire-setting spree.
The crew in Gosport have responded to fires in Stanley ParkÂ which are reported to have been set by a group of approximately thirty teenagers aged between 15 and 18 years old.
A spokesmanÂ for Gosport Fire Station said: '˜We are disgusted that a group of youths are repeatedly setting fires by dragging pallets into the park.
'˜They have also tried to set fire to gas cylinders which is extremely dangerous and will cause explosions.Â
'˜They can fly over 1500 feet and they can easily kill someone.'
Gosport Fire Station want to raise awareness of the incidents.
The spokesman continued: '˜Those children are wasting resources and if we are dealing with fires they set deliberately then we can't be anywhere else.
'˜It is unacceptable.'