2022 Summer fires in Haw Park Wood 2022 Summer fires in Haw Park Wood A number of fires have occurred again during the dry conditions in Haw Park Wood this summer. This one covered about 100 square metres. The fire brigade had to make a number of emergency calls to stop fires spreading. Luckily none of the fires have caused lasting damage and the nature will recover. The Countryside team are planning more intervention measures such as firebreaks to help limit future damage The causes of the fires are mostly unknown, although, a portable barbecue was found at one site and evidence of a small stone firepit was found at another. Visitors to the park are asked to be vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour to the visitor centre staff 01924-860280.