Two arson attacks in Tilbury at weekend

FIRE crews were called out twice to the Tilbury area at the weekend to deal with fires to buildings.

Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze involving the external cladding on a scout hut on St Chads Road, Tilbury.

Crews used one hose reel to tackle the fire, which was out by 21:27 hrs. A fire investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.

They were also called out to a pavilion on fire at 11am on Sunday June 22nd in St Chads Road, Tilbury.

A fire in the changing rooms of a pavillion building at St George’s Playing Fields is believed to have been set deliberately. This is the second deliberate fire in two days, with vandals setting light to a scout hut yesterday.

Firefighters used one hose reel to tackle the fire. The incident was dealt with by 11:57 hrs.

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