Swinley Forest fire: Forestry commission redesign woodland
A woodland ravaged by a suspected arson attack has been redesigned to limit the effects of any future fires.
Trees more resistant to fire have been planted as part of a redesign of Swinley Forest near Ascot, Berkshire.
More than 100,000 trees were destroyed in the 2011 blaze which lasted for about a week.
Five years after the event, the Forestry Commission say they have changed their practice guidance on wild fire resistance.
03 Jun 2016
- From the section Berkshire