Suspected arson attack in Southport October 11th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo Credit: Gavin Blackburn, Fire in abandoned buildings, Hampton Road (6.45pm) Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service were called to a fire that was started in unoccupied buildings in Hampton Road/Virginia Street this evening, Saturday 10 October 2015. The fire was started in the unoccupied buildings in Hampton Road/Virginia Street at around 6.30pm. A member of the public said: “Kids use these buildings as play area. I witnessed them ride away from the scene looking very happy” The blaze was quickly put out by firefighters, an investigation is underway. Thankfully no injuries were reported at the scene. Update to follow. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!