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*Bob Cruwys reports on how firefighters have been practising tackling wildfires. It is part of a training exercise led by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service to try to minimise damage to areas of outstanding beauty. *
Firefighters from across the South West have been preparing to tackle wildfires as part of a training exercise. Firefighters practised using a pump and long hose to bring water several miles over land from a quarry.