Well-known Finsbury playground destroyed by fire

Scene of the blaze last night

Scene of the blaze last night - Credit: Archant

A popular children’s playground was razed to the ground in a fire last night.

Scene of the blaze last night

Scene of the blaze last night - Credit: Archant

The Three Corners Adventure Playground, in Spa Fields Park, was all but destroyed by flames in a blaze that started in the park, off Skinner Street, Finsbury, at around 9.20pm.

No one was hurt, but it took four fire engines and 20 firefighters about 45 minutes to put the fire out

The cause of the fire is thought to be suspicious and Islington Police are investigating.