Arsonists start fire under Otley campsite toilet

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Arsonists tried to torch a trailer carrying a chemical toilet in an incident at a campsite near Otley.

They put a hessian cover underneath the trailer at Oakwood Events Campsite in Newall-with-Clifton before setting fire to it on Friday night. Police said it caused extensive damageto the underside and front of the trailer.

PC Marie Scott, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “This was potentially a very dangerous act, as there were gas bottles and a bin store nearby.

“We are working closely with the fire service to try and trace the offenders and I urge you to get in touch if you have any information that can help the investigation.”

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101.

27 October 2017.
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