Fire crews at Dorset heath blaze

The heath on fire near Wareham Credit: Greg Lindsay Edgings

Seventy firefighters are tackling a heath fire between Wareham and Corfe. Five acres are alight. Police are closing the A351 between Wareham and Corfe and are warning people to avoid the area.


Five acres of heathland alight

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service has 70 firefighters and 10 fire engines on the scene of a large heath fire in the county.