Firefighters Tackle Tresco Grass Blaze

Tresco Fire Station

Tresco Fire Station

Firefighters tackled a grass fire on Tresco yesterday afternoon.

They were called out to Gimble Porth just after 3pm to a heathland fire covering an area approximately 100 metres square.

Crew from the island used two hose reel jets and beaters to bring the fire under control and they were stood down just after 4.30pm.