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Latest fire breaks out on Cannock Chase

By Jamie Brassington | Cannock Chase | News | Published:

Firefighters battled the latest blaze on Cannock Chase last night.

The fire took place around the Severn Springs area of the beauty spot.

Members of the public were urged to avoid the area and keep their windows and door shut from the smoke.

It is at least the second large blaze that has happened over the beauty spot this month. A blaze broke out on May 5 due to an arson attack.

It is not known the cause of this latest fire.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire Service said: "We are dealing with a large fire on Cannock Chase, due to the amount of smoke in the area please keep windows and door shut."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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