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Incident - Heathland Fire

Date: 15/06/2018
Time: 20:54
Location: Holford, Somerset
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received multiple calls to a fire at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance  and one off road vehicle from Nether Stowey, One fire appliance from Williton, the water bowser from Bridgwater and another off road vehicle from Minehead to attend this incident.

The officer in charge confirmed one acre of thick heavy gorse land on fire. The crews got to work using beaters and one fogging unit to fight the fire.

Update at 21:33

Crews making good progress with beaters and fogging unit to extinguish the fire.

Update at 21:48

Crews are still at work with two fogging units and making good progress.

Crews damping down area.

These were the final details

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