Firefighters race to wildfire on Weymouth trail
Date of alert:
Friday, 8 July 2022
FIREFIGHTERS raced to the scene of a wildfire in Weymouth in the early hours of this morning.
Crews from Portland, Dorchester, Bridport, Maiden Newton, Bere Regis were called to a gorse fire on the Rodwell Trail in Wyke Regis at 2am this morning.
The emergency services remained on the scene for hours dealing with the blaze and have urged members of the public to report anything suspicious, especially while the weather is warm and dry.
A spokesman for Portland Fire Station said: "At approximately 2am this morning both Portland’s pumps were called to the Wyke area to assist with a wildfire.