Firefighters tackle wildfires in training exercise

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Firefighters are hoping to minimise the damage wildfires cause to areas of outstanding beauty. Credit: ITV Westcountry

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.

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Fighting Wildfires

Firefighters from across the South West have been preparing to tackle wildfires as part of a training exercise, led by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. Crews are hoping to minimise the damage caused to areas of outstanding beauty.