Large grass fire in Northumberland dunes put out by fire crews

Fire crews were called to put out a large grass fire in dunes near Warkworth.

Monday, 26th July 2021, 4:15 pm

The alarm was raised with Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service at 3.55pm on Sunday.

The fire, in the North Side area, was estimated to measure around 100m x 30m.

It prompted a warning from the fire service for people in the area to be careful of where the smoke plume was travelling.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire crews from Amble, Alnwick and Pegswood attended and extinguished the blaze.

The cause has not been revealed.

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