Midhurst firefighters called to woodland blaze

A woodland blaze in Liss has been extinguished by firefighters this afternoon (Monday).

Monday, 1st April 2019, 4:56 pm
Updated Monday, 1st April 2019, 5:57 pm
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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said one fire engine from Midhurst was called to the fire at Sandy Lane, Rake at 3:36pm.

A spokesman said 'approximately four acres of woodland' were alight.

Midhurst Fire Station said its crews were supported by firefighters from Liphook and Haslemere.

Its post on social media read: "43P1 and 43M1 along with Liphook Fire Station and Haslemere Fire Station have this afternoon extinguished a fire in woodland of approximately four acres, using land rovers and jets!

"Weather conditions remain dry and the risk of wildfires remain!"

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