Seventy firefighters tackle another Dorset heath blaze
SEVENTY firefighters tackled another heath fire in Dorset - after a blaze at Ham Common in Hamworthy.
An areas 200m by 50m was engulfed by the fire with crews from Poole, Hamworthy, Westbourne, Redhill, Wimborne, Ferndown and Bere Regis called to the scene.
Four off-road vehicles also assisted.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service received about 20 calls from members of the public at around 2:45pm yesterday - with the fire brought under control by 5:30pm.
Trews crews remained at the scene - dampening down hot spots.