Red telephone box set on fire in Rushmoor Park

The fire brigade “Oberursel Mitte” were called to the Rushmoor Park in the early hours of Saturday morning (29th June, 2013), where the red telephone box had been set on fire.

The telephone box had been in use as a library where people could go to read and either borrow or exchange books.

Both the books and the telephone box itself suffered substantial damage in the blaze which has been estimated at €1,500.  Police believe that the box was subject to an arson attack, a theory supported by the fact that a rubbish bin was also set alight on the nearby Oberhöchstadterstraße only half an hour beforehand and also had to be extinguished by the fire brigade. [Read more…]

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