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Firefighters tackle footpath blaze
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze close to a footpath in Weymouth.
There was a small fire in an area of grassland which was put out using beaters and a Land Rover was called to douse the area.
A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said: “On arrival the Weymouth crew found an area of grass approximately 10 metres by 10 metres well alight and requested the assistance of a Land Rover.
“Crews remained on scene for two hours damping down and turning over deep-seated embers.”
The cause of the fire is unknown.
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