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Warning over grass fires


Fire crews have dealt with three grass and gorse fires today.


This morning, firefighters tackled a blaze on a railway embankment near Keristal in Santon which involved around 40 metres of gorse.


This afternoon, crews from Ramsey were called to a grass fire near Andreas airfield which saw flames across 30 square metres of grass.


And this evening, crews from Castletown dealt with another railway fire - this time near Balckboards.


Minister for Home Affairs Juan Watterson has been warning of the dangers as the Island dries out during the current heatwave:


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