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Youths set fire in Onchan wasteland

Fire services called to deal with blaze

Emergency services were called to an out of control fire during the night, set by youths in Onchan.

Police say the incident happened in wasteland near the Triumph Premises.

The flames had to be extinguished by the Fire Service and the group who set it have been spoken to by the Constabulary.

In a post on social media, officers asked parents to check where their children are and what they are doing.

Adding, incidents like this create additional work for emergency services and unnecessary stress for Island residents.

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