Fire reported at derelict football stadium in Aylesbury

Emergency responders rushed out to the abandoned derelict football stadium in Aylesbury to quash burning seats by the venue.

By James Lowson
Thursday, 28th April 2022, 5:20 pm

Yesterday afternoon (27 April), five by five metres of the discarded football stadium on Buckingham Road was on fire.

At around 1:20pm, three fire engines and crews from the Bucks Fire and Rescue Service were sent to the former home of Aylesbury United, to combat the blaze.

One team from Aylesbury and two crews from nearby Thame raced to the scene.

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Aylesbury football ground in 2019

It was external seating by the stadium that was being damaged by the fire.

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firefighters used breaking-in equipment and one hose reel jet to quash the flames.

Thames Valley Police was informed of the incident by the fire service.

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