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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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