Artificial turf pile set ablaze in the United Kingdom
On June 7, BBC reported about a pile of artificial turf at a site of the local football team Southend United set ablaze. Accourding to BBC, four firefighters’ crews attended the scene of a fire on Monday evening near Roots Hall, the home ground of Southend United football club. T the area was covered with thick black smoke coming from a building on Roots Hall Avenue, near the 12,000-capacity stadium. The media says at least four fire engines were in attendance, with social media images showed a pile of artificial turf on fire at the site. The public have been told to avoid the area and close their windows and doors if living nearby. Essex County and Fire Rescue Service said the blaze is at a commercial premises and began at 5:45 pm.