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UPDATED WITH PICTURES - Fire Crews Battle Two Field Fires

Lulworth grass fire

3:06pm 29th July 2014
(Updated 5:43pm 29th July 2014)

Fire crews have put out two separate fires in fields in Dorset this afternoon.

Around 25 firefighters were called to a field near Littlemoor where around 5 hectares of corn was alight.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Just as they got that fire under control, 20 fire fighters were needed to tackle a field fire between Lulworth and Winfrith.

That blaze was put out just after 4 o'clock.  The cause of that fire is said to be accidental and due to someone carelessly discarding a cigarette.

Lulworth grass fire2

Picture Credit: Dorset Fire & Rescue
 

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