Military flare causes moorland fire

A military flare caused a fire on Hudswell Moor land night.

Firefighters from Richmond and Colburn were called to the incident at about 11.50pm.

The gorse fire, which was out on their arrival, measured five metres by five metres.

The crews carried out an inspection and gave advice to those present.

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  1. After all the publicity about the dangers of causing fires on moorland! Those responsible should be heavily fined.

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