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Firefighters tackle Puddletown forest fire
FIREFIGHTERS were called after a small grass fire broke out in Puddletown Forest this morning.
Fire crews from Dorchester were called at 8.29am and a fire engine from Dorchester is currently in attendance tackling the fire, which is still ongoing.
Crews also requested the assistance of a Land Rover fire engine to reach the fire, which was sent from Bere Regis.
The Land Rover fire engine remains at the scene using one hose reel jet to tackle 10 square metres of deep seated forest ground.
Crews are also waiting on advice and assistance from the Forestry Commission before departing the scene.
One fire engine from Bridport remains in Dorchester to cover the area.
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