FIREFIGHTERS are asking parents to make sure their know what their children are up to after crews responded to two fires believed to be deliberate.

On Tuesday crews from Richmondshire attended an open air fire in Catterick Village which officals say was 'probably deliberate'.

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They were then called to a second blaze at Ronaldshay Park.

Officers say the second fire had been set on purpose as it had been started by compressed fire logs.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "A number of young people were in the vicinity.

"Do you know where your children are?"

Anyone with information about either incident should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

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