Fire

Young firesetter intervention initiative.

A national toy store has donated play equipment to Cleveland Fire Brigade to help in the battle to teach youngsters the dangers of playing with fire. The Early Learning Centre stores in Middlesbrough and Hartlepool have provided the brigade with toys suitable for role play with children who are fascinated by fire, in a bid to crack down on the number of fires which are caused by young firesetters. The chain offered to provide learning materials to support the brigade's One to One Firesetter Intervention Initiative, which helped 158 families last year to overcome the problems associated with children who want to play with fire. …

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