Firefighters tackle bird hide fire in woods near Banbury area village

Bird hide fire believed to have been deliberately set
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A crew from Woodford Halse responded to reports of a fire in the woods off Banbury Road near the village of Culworth late Sunday night, February 27.

On arrival firefighters found a bird hide well alight. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put the fire out, and left the scene around 11.30pm.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue said: "The fire was thought to have been started deliberately."

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Fire Stoppers on 0800 169 5558 or online here: firestoppersreport.co.uk.

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