Small Fire At Gunnersbury Triangle
Fire Brigade called to attend fire in the woods
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The Fire Brigade attended a small fire at Gunnersbury Triangle last week.

An area of about three square metres of grass was affected by the fire which broke out on Tuesday evening. Concerned locals called the fire brigade after seeing flames coming from a wooded area in the Triangle.

Picture- Ian Wylie

After extinguishing the fire, the brigade returned to the scene on Wednesday after locals reported it was smouldering. It is not known what caused the fire. Nobody was injured.

The Gunnersbury Triangle had celebrated its 30th birthday only days previously with a gathering of activisits who had saved it from development.

Fire Brigades throughout London have seen an increase in grass fires due to the heatwave.

The hot weather has taken its toll with grass fires breaking out in several areas of the capital. A fire at Mitcham Common burned an area through grass the size of four football pitches.


July 20, 2013