FIREFIGHTERS were called to a tree fire at Badbury Woods in Faringdon this morning after a person discovered the blaze while on a walk.

Crews from Faringdon and Carterton stations attended the scene and using a tank of water and cutting into the tree, they were able to stop the smouldering to other areas. 

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The blaze is believed to have started from a camp fire which was left unattended. 

The fire service said on Facebook: “Please think of the consequences on what campfires do to the environment especially in wooded areas.”

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