Rural grass fires 'more difficult' to deal with

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.

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Britain's hottest day since 2006

Temperatures have reached 33.5 celsius at Heathrow - not only making today the hottest of the year, but also the hottest day since 2006.