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Fourth fire tackled on heathland

Heath fire in Dorset
The first of the four blazes at Talbot Heath occurred three weeks ago

A fourth fire on the same piece of heathland in Dorset has destroyed four hectares (10 acres) of land.

More than 40 firefighters and 13 vehicles were used to tackle the blaze at Talbot Heath in Poole on Sunday.

Crews returned to the area on Monday morning to damp down "hot spots", a fire service spokeswoman said.

The cause is being investigated but the fire follows three suspected arson attacks at the same location over the last three weeks.

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