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Old Saturday 23rd April 2011, 12:13   #1
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Angry Huge Gorse Fire in North Antrim last night!



There was a huge Gorse Fire, here in North Antrim, last night .... right on my doorstep, which needed more than 60 firefighters to bring it under control!

A curse on all those bloody Fairweather Eejits who suddenly feel the need to explore the countryside at the first glimpse of fine weather ............. & then get the urge to destroy it!


60 Firefighters tackle Gorse Fire!

I shudder to think how many nests & birds have been destroyed!


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Old Saturday 23rd April 2011, 20:36   #2
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There was a huge Gorse Fire, here in North Antrim, last night .... right on my doorstep, which needed more than 60 firefighters to bring it under control!

A curse on all those bloody Fairweather Eejits who suddenly feel the need to explore the countryside at the first glimpse of fine weather ............. & then get the urge to destroy it!


60 Firefighters tackle Gorse Fire!

I shudder to think how many nests & birds have been destroyed!
i agree with you totally, these idiots who go around destroying the flora and fauna of our beautiful countryside ,should be brought before the courts and face the FULL riggers of the law
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Eeeejits!

On the west face of Knocklayd, Co Antrim, just a few of miles from & within sight of that huge recent Armoy blaze, some prat farmer/landowner was burning Gorse, last Thursday night!

The funny thing is, in the Foxhunting debate, the country based folk are always portrayed as being the clever ones, when it comes to looking after the countryside & our wildlife!

Anyway, it just goes to show that it's not only pranksters, vandals & yobs who start these idiotic Gorse Fires at the wrong time & in the wrong place!

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