Emergency services attend fire on Dewlands Common
Firefighters are currently dealing with a fire in Dewlands Common, Verwood.
Dewlands Way was closed to traffic as a result, as smoke spread across parts of Verwood towards Howe Lane and Margards Lane.
Emergency services, including numerous fire engines and police cars were on the scene. In total, 22 firefighters attended including a crew from Wareham.
22 Firefighters from @DWFireRescue and @Hants_fire tackled and contained a significant fire at Dewlands Common, Verwood. These incidents are hugely detrimental to the wildlife. We would urge all users of the heathland to take extra care during these times of high fire risk. pic.twitter.com/OYDz9XqBcx
— D&W Fire Safety Team (@DWFRSFireSafety) July 11, 2020