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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Ongoing Woodland Fire in Kinver

04/05/2011

Firefighters are still tackling a fire at Million Woods on Mill Lane in Kinver which has been ongoing since 7.50pm on Monday May 2nd.

Over the course of the incident a total of 20 different fire engines plus five specialist appliances have been in attendance. At the height of the incident eight fire engines were tackling the blaze.

A high volume pump has been used to extract water from the nearby canal and Land Rover's from Cannock and Leek have been used to gain access to more difficult to reach areas.

Firefighting is expected to continue throughout the rest of today and could continue overnight. The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.