Tag: Arson

Lakeside toilet block set on fire

Police are appealing for witnesses after the male toilet block at Lakeside Country Park park was set on fire at around 2pm on Saturday September 20. . Officers would particularly like to speak to a woman who alerted the park’s staff to the fire, as her details were not taken and she is a vital…

Appeal for witness after Desborough Rd arson attack

Eastleigh CID and specialist arson investigation officers investigating an arson attack in Desborough Road yesterday evening (October 8) are appealing for a male witness to the incident to come forward. The man was walking past a home in Desborough Road when he spotted a car on fire. He then alerted the occupants of the house. …

Ovington Rd blaze suspected arson

Detectives at Eastleigh are appealing for information following a suspected arson in block of flats. At about 7.30pm Monday, February 11, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service called police to a burning block of 15 flats in Ovington Road, Eastleigh. All but one of the flats had been vacated because of redevelopment plans.  One flat remains…

Petrol bomb thrown in Eastleigh

A petrol bomb was hurled at  a property  in Newtown over the weekend but failed to ignite. Police Officers were called to the property in Archers Rd at 11.52pm  Sunday after a report that a bottle containing a flammable liquid had been thrown at a communal door at a small block of flats. The object was…

Pirelli Fire Update

Two youths have been arrested on suspicion of arson following the fire at the former Pirelli, now Prysmian site in Eastleigh. The fire started at 2.50pm yesterday afternoon, (June 13) at the derelict Pirelli Sports Club in Passfield Avenue. The fire is being treated as suspicious and a joint investigation is being carried out between…