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Peel gorse fire was 'deliberate' says fire service

  • 5-5-2011

A large gorse fire that spread across land near Patrick Road, Peel was started deliberately, the Isle of Man Fire Service said.

The blaze, which began at about 2130 BST on Tuesday was put out after two and a half hours using two fire engines and two off-road vehicles.

A police investigation is under way to find the arsonists.

The fire service has appealed for people to be vigilant during dry weather periods.

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