Firefighters were fighting series of furious ‘weather’ forest fires in the south east of England on Sunday prompting the announcement of major incident in Surrey.
Both the Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFR) and the London Fire Brigade (LFB) have made requests to public cancel any barbecue plans in an attempt to prevent further outbreaks.
Firefighters were called to Hankley Common, which was used for filming part of 2012 James Bond film Skyfall – just afternoon. As of On Sunday evening, emergency services reported fire covered at least eight hectares of land.
Some 19 vehicles including fire engines and units of specialists who arrived at the scene – with support from Hampshire and the island of White and West Sussex fire Services.
“There is great to deal with of smoke please avoid in area, windows and doors should be closed if nearby and keep pets indoors,” SFR wrote. on Twitter.
Both the police and fire service called people to avoid in area and said that some local roads, including Thursley Road, were closed.
Crews must remain on stage until at least tomorrow,” SFR said. in en online post adding: “Please help Protect our nature: get together for a picnic instead of disposable grill and recycle of cigarettes right.”
Images and videos of towering hell on Hankley Common were posted on social media, accompanied by footage showing how clouds of smoke sky – comes to Guildford and Hounslow.
Replying to video of surrey flame, fire The service said, “Please avoid in area to allow our crews in work. stay out of smoke and far away fire because he can move fast.”
Capital also became a victim series of significant grass fires that firefighters tried to put out in Enfield, Hayes and Thamesmead among the highs of 28С on Sunday.
LFB, who described the fires as “weather related”, said between midnight and 5 pm on Sunday he visited more incidents than it would be during a normal 24-hour period.
“Please help us prevent further fires by canceling all scheduled barbecues, removing litter, especially glass, from pastures, and properly disposing of cigarettes.” fire service said in a post on Twitter.
“Our firefighters and controllers are doing a fantastic job. in difficult conditions. Your cooperation will help us strongly”.
Around 15 fire engines and about 100 firefighters were deployed to extinguish fire in north London after pasture in Rammy Marsh, Enfield, caught fire.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that 20 hectares of land were damaged by fire. cause of which is currently under investigation.
The firemen were first called to the scene at 11:00 am. fire was under control by 17:40 thanks to crews from Enfield and surroundings fire stations.
10 more fire engines and about 70 firefighters were sent to the scene second grass fire in Cranford Park, Hayes, West London, just until 15:00, where approximately five hectares of the grass and bushes were on fire.
” fire produces great to deal with of smoke over west London,” the LFB said. in statement on this is website.
“If you are hurt, please close the doors and windows”.
Shortly before 18:00 on On Sunday, the LFB said that “sustainable progress” was made to stop the fire in Cranford Park.
Wiring on twitter, fire the service said: “Firefighters are again showed their courage; working in high temperature to fight the flame. still smoky in West London so close windows if it’s affected.”
By Sunday afternoon, firefighters were on the third grass. fire in Thamesmead, southeast London.
Wiring on Twitter, LFB said “Eight fire engines, fire boat and about 65 firemen are engaged with grass fire on close protection in Thamesmead.
Fire brigades from and around Plumstead fire stations were first called to fire in Gallions Reach Park at 3:55 pm, where one ha of pastures continue to burn.
Reports of Smoke erupted over the capital fire the service continues its efforts to bring the Sunday fires under control.
Broadcaster BigJetTV shared images and footage of smoke rising over Heathrow Airport, which he attributes to “neighbor grass”. fire”.
representative for This was reported at Heathrow Airport. Independent it couldn’t confirm source of smoke over the airport, which they added does not affect its services at this time.
It comes after LFB last Week declared major incident due to ‘huge surge’ in blazes through the capital among 40C heat.
fire the service recorded the busiest day since World War II record temperature led to hundreds of fires through city – destructive more more than 40 houses and shops.