"Every year we see a rise in the number of deliberate fires that are started during a two-week period which includes half-term, Halloween and Bonfire Night.
"We want to make sure that our fire appliances are available for real emergencies and not wasting valuable time on nuisance calls, which is why we take clamping down on anti-social behaviour so seriously."
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