Tree Fire – Old Milverton Road, Old Milverton

Warwickshire Fire Control received a 999 call to reports of an oak tree on fire in the woodland between Old Milverton Road, Old Milverton and river behind the Saxon Mill PH, Warwick. The call was received at 2:29pm on Monday 30th May 2016. One fire engine from Leamington attended. Upon arrival the crew requested the attendance of a 4×4 off road vehicle to assist with moving¬†equipment nearer to the tree as it was some distance from the road. Firefighters extinguished the fire using a pump with water from the nearby river and a hose reel jet. Crews were on scene for 3 hours and a crew will attend again later this evening to confirm¬†that the fire is completely out.