Arson At Buckingham Town FC Ground

Nearly 50 firefighters have dealt with a fire at Buckingham Town Football Club.

It started at a derelict sports pavilion there around 10pm last night.

The single-storey 24-metre by 14-metre sports pavilion was found on fire at Ford Street.

Eight appliances were there along with the Command and Control Unit from Aylesbury, the Operational Support Unit from Broughton and five officers.

Firefighters are using four jets, two monitors and breathing apparatus.

Police and fire crews are treating it as arson and an investigation will now begin into who started it.

Lunchtime update

Thames Valley Police have arrested four people in connection with a suspected arson at Buckingham Football club last night (4/2).

A 24 year-old man, a 16 year-old boy, a 17 year-old girl all from Buckingham and a 15 year-old boy from Stowe have all been arrested in connection with this incident and are currently in custody

Neighbourhood Inspector James Davies said: "We are appealing for anyone who was in the area and may have seen someone acting suspiciously around the football club around that time to call us on 101."

If you have any information please contact Det Sgt Jackie Robinson via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

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