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Aerial footage shows far-spread damage of Woodbury Common fire

20 fire engines tackled the blaze on Sunday afternoon. Photo: ITV West Country

Aerial footage of Woodbury Common shows the true extent of the damage caused by a gorse fire that broke out in Devon on Sunday afternoon.

The blaze started at around 2pm and smoke could be seen for miles across Exeter and Haldon Hill. The Woodbury Park hotel was evacuated as a precaution.

Credit: ITV West Country
160
fire fighters tackled the blaze
20
fire engines were on site
4
water carriers were used to put out the fire
Smoke could be seen across Exeter. Credit: ITV West Country

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