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UPDATED: Firefighters tackle gorse fire near Swanage
12:24pm Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
Firefighters have extinguished a gorse fire near Swanage.
A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said that during the fire an area of around 500 square meters of gorse was alight at Newton Heath near Swanage.
Crews from Swanage, Westbourne and Wareham all tackled the blaze.
Fire crews managed to surround the fire and extinguished it.
Crews returned to the scene yesterday afternoon to reinspect the area and make sure there was no reignition.
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