'Worrying' spate of arson attacks at Braunstone Park, in Leicester
Firefighters were called out to tackle four fires in seven hours at the same park.
The grass fires at Braunstone Park on Tuesday were all started deliberately.
Councillors for the Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields ward said the number of incidents was worrying.
Councillor Wayne Naylor said: "It is very disappointing to hear of these incidents. A lot of very good work has been done over the years to tackle anti-social behaviour, so this is the last thing we need."
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The arson attacks began at 3.35pm, when the crew from Leicester's Western station was called to deal with a 30sq m section of grass that had been set alight near Cort Crescent.
The blaze was extinguished shortly after 4.15pm but, two hours later, the firefighters received another call to say there was a second fire at the park.
A Leicestershire fire service spokesman said: "This time the fire crew used the Gooding Avenue access to the park and found that 30 bales of hay were on fire.
"We have no idea how the bales got there but they had been deliberately set on fire."
The fire was put out by 7pm.
A third call came just over an hour later.
The firefighters arrived back at the park to find more bales of hay had been set alight.
The fire service spokesman said: "About four tonnes of hay had been placed next to a tree and set alight.
"These bales were in a different location from the first ones set on fire, and the crew used the Cort Crescent access to the park to get to the fire."
It took the crew two hours to get the fire under control.
As they were damping down, the firefighters noticed another fire in a different section of the park.
The found a small section of grass had been deliberately set alight.
Councillor Michael Cooke said: "Things have been fairly quiet at the park so this is very worrying.
"I am going to ask questions to see just how and why 30 bales of hay came to be at the park anyway."
Leicestershire Police said the fires were not being investigated.
A spokeswoman for the force said: "We are not investigating the fires at the moment, but that situation could change.
"We did receive a number of calls from members of the public but the fires did not cause any significant damage to the park."