Two fire teams put out the blaze - lack of rain means the Commons are like a tinderbox
Two fire engines were called on Tuesday (26th May) to put out a fire on Putney Heath. There were a similar event on 10th March.
The Wimbledon & Putney Commons Conservators (WPCC) tweeted pictures of the fire fighters and the damage caused:
A spokesperson for the WPCC told this website: "We don’t know what started it but grateful as ever to the London Fire Brigade."
Another fire on Putney Heath required two @LondonFire engines. Our sincere thanks for their speedy attendance. A timely reminder that BBQs are not permitted; cigarettes extinguished/butts removed;— Wimbledon and Putney Commons (@WimbledonCommon) May 26, 2020
not leaving litter. If you see anything suspicious call us on 020 8788 7655. pic.twitter.com/rnS0UXQTSw
May 29, 2020