One firefighter was taken to hospital and three others needed medical treatment. With the wind fanning the flames, the fire could be seen for miles around the area.Roads were closed, but some people have travelled to the area to see the incident. It took place in an area that is popular with dog walkers.The fire service sent 20 pumps, four water carriers and two incident command units to the scene after the fire broke out around 2pm. Credit:Camera Firm / FameFlynet.uk.com Following the fire on Woodbury Common today Woodbury Park is not in danger, but due access the business will remain closed until the morning pic.twitter.com/TeAtjtenG4— Woodbury Park Hotel (@Woodbury_Park) April 23, 2017 A luxury hotel was evacuated on Sunday as a massive gorse fire spread in Devon.Guests left the Woodbury Park hotel as a precaution as around 160 firefighters tried to contain the blaze on Woodbury Common in east Devon. Credit:NPAS Exeter Police Helicopter Credit:Twitter / @jeremyboyden Credit:NPAS Exeter Police Helicopter The hotel was once owned by former world racing champion Nigel Mansell. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.