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Tree targeted by arsonists

Published: 25 Mar 2012 11:15

A PALM tree was set alight outside Apex Plaza in Reading town centre last night.

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Firefighters from Wokingham Road station were called to the Forbury Road complex at around 7pm.

They spent around half-an-hour tackling the flames, which caused partial damage to the tree.

The fire is thought to have been started deliberately by a group of youngsters.

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