Arson attack on children's centre

An arson attack has badly damaged a children's centre in Norwich

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Two teenagers arrested after children's centre fire

Phoenix children's project centre in Norwich Credit: ITV Anglia

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire at children's centre in Norwich at the weekend. Officers received a call at just before 10pm reporting that the Phoenix Children's Project Centre in Mile Cross was on fire.

The building was badly damaged. The two 15 year old male teenagers were taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Arson attack ruins Christmas

The Norwich children's centre wrecked by an arson attack Credit: ITV Anglia

Investigations are continuing into an arson attack on a children's centre in Norwich.

More than 30 firefighters battled to bring the flames under control at the Phoenix Centre on the city's Mile Cross Estate on Saturday night.

Volunteers say that Christmas has been ruined for many children as it'll be at least a month before the centre can reopen.


Fire badly damages children's centre

Fire has badly damaged a children's centre in Norwich. Crews from across the county were called just before 10pm last night to the Mile Cross Phoenix Children's Project Community Centre on Mile Cross Road in Sprowston.

An investigation has now begun into what started the fire but it's believed it was started deliberately. Engineers will survey the building to see if the structure is still safe.

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