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Heatwave fire warnings

Tinder dry conditions have caused outbreaks of fire across the county. In Hertfordshire the number of grass and crop fires this month is almost four times as many compared to last year.

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Fire services on high alert as the heatwave causes a rise in grass and crop fires

Some of our fire services are on the highest alert as the heatwave causes a rise in grass and crop fires.

In some parts of our region, the number of call outs has quadrupled, compared to last July.

The British Red Cross has launched two call centres in Norwich and Ipswich to check on the welfare of the elderly and vulnerable in our region.

Click above to see ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson reporting on the risks of the July heatwave

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