Youths light nuisance fires near park
Firefighters have blasted a group of youths who lit three nuisance fires near a park within the space of two hours.
Crews from Wigan fire station were called to a green space off Grange Road in Bryn to deal with the large mound of rubbish which was being burnt.
The teenage yobs swore at the firefighters as they tackled the blaze, which was around five metres wide and two metres tall and was concerningly close to residents’ homes.
The crew initially visited the scene at 8pm but were back an hour later after the youths piled plastic fencing onto the bonfire and re-lit it.
They then had to... read more