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Firefighters tackle heath fire in Dorset

Photo: Dorset Fire and Rescue

Around 100 firefighters have been tackling a heath fire in Dorset.

Crews worked through the night to extinguish the blaze at Rempstone Forest near Swanage.

Fifteen fire engines, six Landrovers and two water appliances were in attendance at the height of the fire.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service say heavy rain aided their efforts.

Credit: Dorset Fire and Rescue

Fire crews are still on the scene damping down multiple hotspots.

Credit: Dorset Fire and Rescue
Credit: Dorset Fire and Rescue