Children’s play park discovered on fire

playground fire

The Surrey Fire and Rescue was called out to Ash on 15th September 2020 following reports of a fire in the children’s play park at the Ash recreation ground.

The item on fire was a newly installed “train” installed by Ash Parish Council and had been set alight by vandals using accelerant to destroy the new children play equipment. Ash Parish Council is co-operating with the police providing all CCTV footage.

Ash recreation ground
Newly installed train before vandalism

The park is located between the Ash centre and the skate park and is temporarily closed whilst the scene is investigated.

There are no reports of injury.


The train play equipment is to be reinstated at Ash Recreation Ground.

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