Firefighters will deploy new techniques learnt in the world’s worst wildfire hotspots as climate change raises the risk level in the UK this summer. In response to the increasing risk of Wildfires, the UK will set up new Mediterranean-style specialist units


Read the full news story on new UK Wildfire Units from the BBC

Last year’s heatwaves saw thousands of fires break out, one even destroying homes at Wennington, east London. This year has already seen hundreds of grass fires and one of the UK’s largest ever has been burning in the Scottish Highlands for the past two weeks. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) said flames had burned through a 30 sq mile (80 sq km) area of scrub and woodland near Cannich in the Highlands.


Read the full story on the Cannich Wildfire from the Fire Industry Association

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