The service has been dealing with grass fires all week.
Yesterday evening ( 16 July ) seven crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service dept with a large grass fire at a Nottinghamshire nature reserve.
The service said:
‘We are dealing with a large grass fire at Oak Tree Heath Nature Reserve, Mansfield.
‘We currently have 7 fire engines on scene with the water carrier.
Group Manager Archer said: “Crews surrounded the blaze and prevented it from spreading to the nearby leisure centre. “Thank you to our partners from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service for their support and use of Clay Cross’s water carrier at this incident.”
At 9:42 pm Station Manager Turner said: “The fire has been extinguished but we will remain on scene for a few more hours dampening down and making the area safe.
“Thank you to the local community for their cooperation as we deal with the incident.”
At 8 am on Friday 15 July crews fought a fire in Worksop:
Station Manger Leigh Holmes said:
Another large grass fire attended near Worksop by Notts Fire crews. ‘
Four appliances and a water carrier have spent over three hours fighting this fire, evidence of alcohol drinking near the seat of the fire was found, drink responsibly.’