Verwood crew tackle open fire at The Chase

A crew from Verwood Fire Station, along with colleagues from Ringwood and Fordingbridge were called to a ‘small’ fire at The Chase on Wednesday afternoon.

On arrival, a large fire measuring approx 50m x 50m contained within a area of standing trees and heath was discovered and extinguished.

Verwood Fire Station staff reported it looked like a camp fire or BBQ was the cause.

“We’re at Fire risk level “extreme “ for the next few days. Fire control have mobilised resources to several such incidents today as well as dealing with Wareham Forest,” the crew wrote on a Facebook post.

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