UPDATE: FIRE OUT - Crews dealing with Fire in Oak Tree Heath
Mansfield 103.2 News understands the fire on Oak Tree Heath is now extinguished following the excellent work of six crews.
Crews from Mansfield, Ashfield, Worksop, Warsop, Arnold and Hucknall were called to deal with a fire in the open at OakTreeHeath Nature Reserve in Mansfield.
Six pumps helped extinghish the blaze which spread across 10,000 square meters of the heath land
The heath is the big nature area behind Oak Tree Lane Tesco and Oak Tree Leisure Centre on Jubilee Way South, Mansfield.
If you're in the area, please keep doors and windows closed due to the after effects of the large amount of smoke.
We’re awaiting a statement from Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue – following the second fire in as many days in heathland in Mansfield, following 1,000 square meters of grass being ablaze yesterday at Racecourse Park in the town