Turbary Common 'suspected arson' heath fire tackled

  • 30 June 2010
  • From the section Dorset

More than 20 firefighters have been tackling a large heath fire in Bournemouth which the fire service said had been started deliberately.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service received more than 30 calls from members of the public reporting the incident on Turbary Common at about 2215 BST.

Three engines were used to extinguish four seats of fire in the West Howe area. The police have been informed.

Fire crews tackled a suspected arson on the same common on 23 April.

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