Firefighters tackle grass and gorse fire with 20ft high flames on Walney



Fire crews responded to a large grass fire in the early hours of this morning with flames reaching 20ft high.


Just before 1am the Walney crew responded along with the engine from Barrow to reports of an fire on Central Drive.

On arrival a large grass & gorse fire was discovered on the golf course being fanned by the prevailing wind.

Assistance was required from a Specialist Wildfire Team at Millom Fire Station, the fire took over 3hrs to extinguish and spread approximately 3200m.

Well done to all involved!
 
 

Just before 1am the Walney Crew responded along with the Engine from Barrow to reports of an Fire on Central Drive, on arrival a large Grass & Gorse fire was discovered on the Golf Course being fanned by the prevailing wind. Assistance was required from a Specialist Wildfire Team at Millom Fire Stn, the Fire took over 3hrs to extinguish and spread approximately 3200m.

Posted by Walney Fire Station on Sunday, November 25, 2018
 

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