Hunt after arsonists start gorse fire

Daily Echo: Hunt after arsonists start gorse fire Hunt after arsonists start gorse fire

FIREFIGHTERS had to put out flames in gorse land in Southampton thought to have been started deliberately.

The fire broke out on land off Kanes Hill in Netley Firs at 6.30pm last night.

Crews from St Mary's and Hightown fire stations arrived to put out the flames in a 50m x 60m patch of trees and bushes.

Ten firefighters used water jets and beaters to put out the flames and spent nearly 90 minutes damping down.

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9:21am Wed 19 Mar 14

Quizbook says...

Sorry to be a pedant, but Gorse is the midland name for that plant.
In the south of England it is Furze.
Sorry to be a pedant, but Gorse is the midland name for that plant. In the south of England it is Furze. Quizbook
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