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Field fire - three hectares of crops alight

Pole Lane, White Notley
14/08/2017 @ 16:05
Incident Number: 60972
In attendance: 2 x Braintree, 2 x Witham


Firefighters were called to a field fire this afternoon.

On arrival, fire crews reported that around 3 hectares of barley wheat was alight.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire fully by 4.49pm and then remained at the scene for a further hour to dampen down remaining hotspots.

The cause of the fire has been recorded as undetermined.

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