ARSONISTS have set fire to a jetty in an Oxford nature reserve.

Flames tore through the wooden structure at Rivermead Nature Park, near Rose Hill, on Sunday after reportedly being set alight by vandals.

The Oxford Times:

Pictures, captured by Dane Paintin, captured the dramatic moments smoke billowed into the air as flames took hold.

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Firefighters were scrambled to Oxford nature park when it happened about 5.10pm.

The Oxford Times:

Thames Valley Police confirmed it is investigating the reports of arson.

No arrests have been made and anyone with any details is asked to contact police on 101.