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Increased number of deliberate fires promts fresh plea from Fire Service

5 Aug 17

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging the community to share the Flames Aren’t Games campaign in a bid to deter young people from setting fires.

The plea comes after July’s figures show another increase in deliberate incidents compared to last year. In July 2016 the Service was called to 101 fires in the open or in disused buildings, caused by arson, and this year the figure has risen by nearly 70 per cent with crews attending 170 deliberate…

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