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Firefighters tackle large grass fire in Rugeley

By Dayna Farrington | Rugeley | News | Published:

Firefighters are tackling a large grass fire in Rugeley this afternoon.

The scene of the grass fire in Rugeley. Picture: @StaffsFire via Twitter

Crews from Rugeley, Cannock, Lichfield and Chase Terrace were all sent to the scene on the Peartree estate at around 2pm on Saturday.

The fire involved around 300 square metres of gorse land.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire Service said: "At one point we had four main jets and one hose reel at the scene. The fire was on scrub land on what residents call the Peartree estate.

"It was approximately 300 square metres of land alight.

"The four crews are still at the scene."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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