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Fire crews tackle large grass fire

Mon, 08 May 2017

Fire crews were called out in Douglas following reports of a large grass fire.

The fire was discovered in a field off Johnny Watterson's Lane shortly before 5pm on Saturday.

Two fire engines attended the scene, finding an area 60m by 20m alight and spreading quickly.

It took firefighters around 90 minutes to extinguish the fire and damp down hot spots to ensure to blaze was out.

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