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UPDATED WITH PICTURE - Firefighters Tackle Major Heath Fire At Lulworth

Five Tips Ranges Heath Fire

6:41am 7th May 2014
(Updated 8:21am 8th May 2014)

Firefighters have been battling a large heath fire overnight on the Lulworth Ranges.

Two crews from Wareham and a Land Rover  from Bere Regis were first called to the blaze at Five Tips at 9.45pm.

Crews were on the scene within 20 minutes.

They requested a further 2 fire engines and 3 Land Rivers, who were sent from Swanage, Wimborne, Hamworthy and Poole.

The fire involved half a mile of heathland and was put out using beaters and specialist foam.

A further 5 fire engines were sent for added man power at 11.30pm.

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