FIRE crews were called to a “deliberate fire” at the “height of irresponsibility”.

Verwood crews were called to Ringwood Forest on Friday morning, July 22, to deal with the blaze.

A spokesperson for Verwood Fire Station: “Both Verwood appliances were mobilised to a small deep-seated fire in Ringwood Forest this morning. 

“This was a deliberate camp fire which, under the current dry conditions, is the height of irresponsibility.

“If any members of the public see a fire in the forest, no matter how small, please contact Fire Control.

“If possible, use the what3words app as this gives the precise location and saves valuable time.

“This is a free app and is widely used by all emergency services so would be a handy app to download anyway.”


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