50 Firefighters Tackle Thatch Blaze At Littlebredy
8:23am 1st April 2013
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service believe a thatched roof fire at two semi-detached properties in Littlebredy started in the chimney.
Approximately 50 firefighters used three main lines, two hose reel jets and four sets of breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire with crews from Dorchester (x2), Bridport (x2), Weymouth (x2), Maiden Newton, Beaminster, Charmouth and Bere Regis called out on Sunday afternoon.
Firefighters remained on scene dampening down for much of the evening.