‘Out-of-control’ heather fire in Northumberland

A Northumberland Fire engine at the scene of a heather fire near Rothbury
A Northumberland Fire engine at the scene of a heather fire near Rothbury

Firefighters are currently tackling a heather fire in Northumberland.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service received a call earlier this afternoon of a ‘controlled heather burn’ which had lost control.

There are currently three engines at the scene, just north of Rothbury, to regain control of the fire.

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