Trees and sheds alight in Downton

Fire in Moot Close Downton Sept 2018

Published by Ellie Harries at 2:41pm 10th September 2018. (Updated at 5:04pm 10th September 2018)

A bonfire in Moot Close had got out of control with Fire and Rescue were tackling the blaze.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, along with a crew from Fordingbridge, dealt with the fire in Downton.

They were called just after 2pm after the fire spread away from the bonfire into nearby sheds and trees.

The fire spread over 60 metres across four gardens alighting several sheds.

Fire in Moot Close Downton Sept 2018
Grey smoke can be seen billowing out

The fire was put out by 16.45.

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