Large Wildfire Burns Popular Country Park in UK

A large woodland wildfire has broken out in the popular Lickey Hills Country Park in the UK.

About seventy firefighters are battling the blaze which broke out at the the park approximately at 1:15 pm local time on Monday July 18, 2022..

Firefighting was hampered by extreme heat, humidity and the difficult terrain as fire crews work to stop the spread of the fire, which was fanned by a southerly wind.

Authorities have asked people to stay away from the scene.

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