UPDATED: 35 firefighters battle Lulworth blaze

UPDATED: 35 firefighters battle Lulworth blaze

Published by George Sharpe at 3:24pm 10th July 2019. (Updated at 9:29am 11th July 2019)

Fire crews from across Dorset were called to a heath fire near Lulworth this morning.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue service received reports of a fire on Bindon Hill near the firing ranges at 10am.

Seven crews from across Dorset were called to the site, including: Dorchester, Weymouth, Wareham, Swanage, Hamworthy, Poole and Christchurch.

St the height of the blaze 35 firefighters were at the scene.

They left at 9.50pm last night.

10 hectares of heathland were affected by the blaze.