Swanage and Wareham Voice

As it happened: initial updates from the Wareham Forest fire


Large forest fire breaks out in Wareham

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - More than 150 firefighters are tackling a large forest fire in Wareham
  • - 28 fire engines are in attendance
  • - The fire has broken out at Sugar Hill
  • - Police have closed Sugar Hill and Bere Road
  • - Due to electricity pylons in the forest being affected by the fire, there will be some disruption to supplies in the local area