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Campfires discovered at Studland and near heaths

Studland campfire
Photo: Wareham Fire Station

Less than a week after police were called to a campfire and disgusting campsite mess at Studland, and a few weeks after the Wareham Forest fires, more campfires have been discovered in Studland.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue has put together a team of volunteers to patrol forests, heaths and countryside to locate anyone bending the rules.

Today, the volunteers found traces of several campfires at Studland – on dry grass and near heathlands.

In areas of risk we must not have any barbecues campfires or stoves thank you and enjoy our countryside

Wareham Fire Station

Anyone wanting to have an outdoor fire should read the Fire Safety Outdoors leaflet.

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