1.43pm - 07 February 2023
10.06pm - 07 February 2023
Heathland / moorland
Clyst St George
We were called to attend an incident a 1:43pm today (7 February).
The incident is a wildfire on the road from Moor gate to Park farm. The fire is reported to be a '500m fire front on open moorland being fanned by strong winds'. Crews are preventing the fire from jumping to the main road with beaters.
We sent five fire engines plus, a browser and an ATV (specialist vehicle for moorland terrain).
Approximately 700 square meters of moorland was severely damaged by fire. Crews continued to check the perimeter of the fire for hotspots before making their way off of the moor.