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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 27th April, 2013)

Grass fire

Grass fire
Grass fire off path behind Masefield Drive, near Smithy Brook.

Photo: James Marsh  (Panasonic DMC-FT2)
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Comment by: Ken R on 27th April 2013 at 00:16

I used to enjoy grass fires when I was a kid,useing our jacket coats to control them, then smelling of smoke for weeks.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 27th April 2013 at 07:06

Somebody get a bucket of water.....if that was an Aussie fire on a hot day those homes would be threatened....but not in this pic.....good one James....cheers !!!

Comment by: peterp on 27th April 2013 at 07:14

Too many grass fires already this year and the grass has been wet.the kids are going to have a field day when the grass is dry.

Comment by: JMWigan on 27th April 2013 at 17:08

These type of fire waste so much time, resorces and money while putting members of the public at more risk due to the engine not being available for what could be considered more serious incidents.

Comment by: Trevor on 27th April 2013 at 19:43

Soon be a housing estate there, the entire fields have been sold to Wainhomes (ainscough again)

Comment by: JMWigan on 27th April 2013 at 22:00

Isn't there an old rail line running through the trees towards Eckersley Mill here?

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