Fury as firefighters are targeted by laser pen yobs while attending suspected hoax call
Laser pen yobs have been branded “disgusting” after targeting firefighters attending a suspected hoax call.
A crew was sent to Oliver Henderson Park in Millford, Gateshead , following a report of a blaze in the skate park.
But when they arrived at around 7pm on October 6, they found no fire and were instead targeted by a group of youths with a laser pen.
And fire bosses fear the crew were deliberately lured to the park by yobs intent on causing trouble.
Fire Brigade Union secretary Russ King said: “A laser pen can cause significant damage to a person’s eyesight and if that happened the... read more
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