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    Posted: 13 Apr 2010 at 11:01pm
Its only April but already the idiotic arsonists are on the loose. A week of dry weather, moderate easterly winds and a couple of criminals decide it will be a laugh to try and set fire to the moors. Luckily they didn't succeed but see the story on the BBC news website.

From the description I suspect its a small triangular area of unfenced  moorland bordered by three minor roads. The moorland is a bit degraded - subject to lots of dog walking as the neighbouring areas are all walled off from the road. No adders on that area but normally reasonable numbers of common lizard.

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