Fire crews called after children set hay bales alight in Starbeck

NYFRS said the fire was near to Starbeck Swimming Baths. Picture: Google Maps
NYFRS said the fire was near to Starbeck Swimming Baths. Picture: Google Maps

Fire crews from Harrogate were called after a group of children set fire to a number of hay bales in Starbeck.

Crews arrived at the scene, close to the Starbeck Swimming Baths on Spa Lane, on Wednesday May 10 at 6.54pm.

The children had set a small number of hay bales on fire with a set of matches.

Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel, no injuries were reported.