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Firefighters Slam 'Irresponsible' Camp Fire In Havenstreet Woods

Firefighters have slammed an 'irresponsible' camp fire, started in a woods in Havenstreet this morning (Monday).

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service says it was called to a copse, just off Great Combley Road, at 9.09am.

A camp fire had started to spread to under a layer of pine needles.

One appliance from Ryde fire station was in attendance, with crew putting the blaze out with water.

The fire service is again warning Islanders not to light fires in the open. 

 

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