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Wildfires started 'deliberately' in Berkshire, say fire service

Police are warning they will arrest suspected arsonists, after youths were seen starting fresh fires at Swinley Forest near Crowthorne, Berkshire.

The hottest April on record, with only 52% of the usual April rainfall, has created tinderbox conditions.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

  • 04 May 2011
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