Daytime arson attack on large tree in Huntingdon

Firefighters were called to Windover Road yesterday.

Firefighters were called to Windover Road yesterday. - Credit: Cambs Fire & Rescue Service

Arsonists targeted a large tree on a Huntingdon playing field.

A crew from the town was called to the field off Stoney Close at 2.50pm yesterday (Tuesday).

They extinguished the flames using a hose reel before returning to base by 3.15pm.

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