There is less access to water to put out grass fires in more remote areas around the country, the general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union said today. Matt Wrack told ITV News said the public needed to be "more careful" over their behaviour in the sun.
After several deaths as people try to avoid the heat - a look at why swimming in quarries and open water is so dangerous.
Heatwave health warnings were issued today as the Met Office declared it was the hottest day of the year so far.
Why cucumbers really are cool and you should keep your phone in the shade to prolong battery life and other fun facts about the heat.