Crews attend deliberate wildfire
Firefighters worked to extinguish a deliberate fire in Lichfield, this weekend.
Crews from Cannock, Penkridge, Rugeley, Lichfield and Tamworth attended a wildfire on Gentleshaw Common, in Burntwood, at 4.10pm on Sunday (27 March).
Crews used wildland firefighting equipment, including a light portable pump and a leaf blower to contain and extinguish the blaze at 5:40pm.
A thermal scan of the surrounding area was conducted in order to ensure the safety of the community.
No-one was injured.
The cause was later deemed deliberate and a police investigation is underway.
Crews ensured the area was safe before departing at 7.30pm.