Incident at 1st Ince and Elton Scout HQ on Thursday 29th November 2012

1st Ince and Elton Scout Group can confirm that there was an incident that involved the call out of the Fire Brigade to the Scout HQ on Thursday night.

An attempt to set fire to the building was made while a meeting was in progress, which resulted in our normal fire evacuation procedures being triggered.

The leaders in charge at the time managed to extinguish the fire, however the fire brigade attended as part of our standard procedures.

Due to the nature of the incident, Police were also asked to attend. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.