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Field fire

Running Waters, Brentwood
13/08/2017 @ 13:35
Incident Number: 60891
In attendance: 2 x Brentwood, 1 x Billericay (Pinzgauer)


Fire crews were called to a field fire this afternoon.

On arrival, they reported that an area of standing crops measuring around 300 x 200 metres was alight.

Firefighters initially used an off-road vehicle called a Pinzgauer to get the fire under control due to difficult access, before using backpack sprayers and beaters to extinguish remaining hotspots.

The fire was out completely by 2.09pm. The cause has been recorded as undetermined.

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