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Hankley Common fire: Forest fires in Surrey and London under control


firefighters fought a huge blaze in Hankley Common in Surrey and three other major fires in London related recent dry roast weather.

Surrey fire The service originally declared a major incident after fire tore down a hedgerow and warned the locals to stay inside.

However, this evening the service downgraded the fire, although remain on scene and warned people direct clear of in area.

They tweeted: “Fire update: as of 18:40, this incident is no longer considered a “serious incident”.

“However, the forest fire is still going on and we are still asking you avoid in area”.

At least 19 vehicles were sent to nature reserve, including fire engines, specialized units and all-wheel drive vehicles.

cause of in fire not known yet.

At least eight hectares of the earth was devastated by flames.

Hankley Common was used for filming a movie for part of James Bond film Skyfall.

The flame came like fire crews in London also fighting forest fires with fires in Rammy Marsh in Enfield and Cranford Park in Hayes.

In Enfield, near Epping Forest, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) said about 100 firefighters were fighting on the grass. fire that has grown to size of four football fields.

Service called people to help prevent further fires by ditching barbecue and disposing of of cigarettes right.

fire in Hayes could be seen from all over west London, with The LFB added 70 firefighters to the scene. He said people in in area should close the doors and windows while the London Ambulance Service on scene and urged local residents to keep their doors and windows closed for avoid smoke inhalation.

Meanwhile eight fire engines, fire boat and about 65 firemen are engaged with grass fire on close protection in Thamesmead.

BUT fire service tweet said: “The London Fire Brigade is dealing with number of weather associated fires throughout the capital. We handle major incidents in #Enfield, #Hayes as well as #Thamesmead. Between midnight and 5pm we visited more incidents than we in normal 24 hour period.

fire The team tweeted just until 18:00 that Enfield fire was under control while the incidents at Hayes and Thamesmead were also under control, but firefighters remained at the scene.

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