Dramatic footage shows HUGE area of grass on fire in New Brighton

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New Brighton grass fire. CREDIT: @redbyname

This dramatic footage shows a large area of grass on fire in New Brighton this afternoon.

Calls were received reporting the fire at around 4:45pm.

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Four fire engines were sent by Merseyside fire and rescue service from Wallasey, Upton, Bromborough and Kirkdale.

Ruaraidh Gillies filmed the dramatic scene as the flames took hold and said on twitter: “Fire developing at New Brighton near the dips. Firefighters in attendance.”

There were no reports of injuries and smoke could be seen from Liverpool across the River Mersey.

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