20 June 2024

WATCH: Multiple crews deal with wildfire on Salisbury Plain

Multiple crews were called to a wildfire on Salisbury Plain last night (7th July 2022) which lasted around five hours.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the fire on Salisbury Plain, near Shrewton, at 5:25pm yesterday.

Crews from Salisbury, Pewsey, Devizes, Wilton, Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury, Mere, Warminster, Hamworthy, Ludgershall and supporting crews from Hampshire attended.

Approximately 35 hectares of ground were extinguished using beaters and hose reel jets.

The stop message came in at 10:23pm and crews remained on the scene damping down until midnight.

Written by
Beth Doherty
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Written by Beth Doherty