Car fire at Burton Dassett Country Park


Fire crew called on Sunday afternoon to deal with a blazing vehicle

A fire crew from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue was called to a burning vehicle at the Burton Dassett Country Park on Sunday afternoon (February 28).   Fire fighters were on scene for around 20 minutes extinguishing the blaze in a small red vehicle.

The call to emergency services was made at 3:48pm.   The burning vehicle was in one of the parking areas on Bonfire Hill.

Country Park Rangers also attended the park with officers from Wellesbourne Police during Sunday.   In a statement on social media they said they were “responding to an incident and offering words of advice on Covid-19 restrictions”.

Earlier during the weekend, on Saturday evening Warwickshire Police reported finding a gathering of eight people from different households at the Country Park.   Police say that they were all reported for fines for breaching COVID rules.

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