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The Disturbing Costs of Fireworks NightSubmitted: 08 Nov 2001

Here is a summary of this year's firework related incidents that happened in Redbridge:
  • Wednesday: Arson attack on fireworks shop causing £4000 in damage - people broke in and lit a selection in the middle of the store. Four fire engines were used and a coupld and a baby in the flat above the shop had to be rescued.
  • Four cars set alight in Ilford on Monday.
  • Bins set alight in Perryman's Farm Road
  • Block of garages gutted by fire in Mansfield Road
  • Firework through letterbox of an air conditioning firm.
  • Three Royal Mail postboxes had fireworks inserted.
  • Park pavillion set alight in Seven Kings Park. Two fire engines needed.

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