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Arson Attack On Portakabin And Changing Rooms


9:33am 17th September 2014

A portakabin's been destroyed and wooden changing room damaged in a fire in Weymouth in the early hours of this morning.

Dorset Fire and Rescue received 2 calls to a fire at a sports ground, off Knightsdale Road, Weymouth just before 0030 (Wednesday 17th September).

2 crews of Weymouth firefighters and 1 from Portland station attended the scene and found a Portakabin well alight.  

2 firefighters wore breathing apparatus and they used 1 hose reel jet to extinguish the fire which also spread to part of a wooden changing room building.

The fire was under control by just after 0100 hours, and the cause is believed to have been deliberate which Police are investigating.

The Portakabin was completely destroyed, and there was severe fire damage to the roof space of the sports building.

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