Grass fires break out across Barking and Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 18:20 22 July 2013 | UPDATED: 18:20 22 July 2013

Firefighters are tackling a huge grass fire in Eastbrookend Country Park in Dagenham.

Four engines have been sent to put out the blaze.

As the dry, sunny weather continues, grass fires have sparked up across the borough.

Fire crews attended grass fires in Mayesbrook Park at 3.30pm and Parsloes Park at 3.18pm today.

The Parsloes Park fire was said to be the size of half a football pitch.

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