Gorse catches fire at Orcombe Point

PUBLISHED: 10:12 31 July 2015 | UPDATED: 10:17 31 July 2015


Fire crews were called out yesterday evening (Thursday) to a gorse fire at Orcombe Point.

Two fire appliances from Exmouth, and a four-wheel-drive appliance from Budleigh Salterton, were sent to the incident, near the cliff edge.

Crews tackled the blaze with beaters, and latterly with hoses.

Crews also used specialist equipment to ensure their safety near the cliff edge.

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