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Fire crews appeal after out-of-control campfire in Nottinghamshire woodland

At 10 pm on Saturday 10 June, firefighters from Ashfield Fire Station responded to another fire in the open.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said:

‘The fire was in woodland between the A38 and Sutton Lawn, and a large campfire was extinguished.

‘As firefighters approached several children ran away.

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‘We repeat, during these very hot and dry conditions these fires can very quickly become out of control.

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‘Do you know what your children are doing when they are out?

‘Please do speak to them about setting fires in woodlands.

‘It really can put a strain on resources meaning appliances could take longer to respond to a more serious incident. An incident you may be involved in.’

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