East Lothian news: Rangers suspect dropped cigarette responsible for fire at John Muir Country Park

Countryside Rangers in East Lothian suspect that a dropped cigarette was responsible for a fire at John Muir Country Park.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called to deal with a fire at the popular East Coast beauty spot on Monday.

They were able to extinguish the fire which affected an area roughly 50 meters by 20 meters of woodland.

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The East Lothian Countryside Rangers took to social media to ask people to take more care as there is currently a high risk of fire.

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