Field fire - PHOTOS
Lorkin's Lane, Twinstead
10/07/2018 @ 14:55
Incident Number: 81383
In attendance: 2 x Halstead, 1 x Colchester, 1 x Wethersfield, 1 x Braintree, 1 x Coggeshall
Firefighters were called to a field fire in Twinstead.
The field measured approximately 40 acres. Crews quickly managed to extinguish the fite and stop it spreading to surrrounding fields and property.
The fire was extinguished at 4pm.
The fire started accidentally, when a combine harvester overheated and a small fire started in the rear of the vehicle. The fire very quickly spread to the field.
Firefighters managed to stop the fire spreading to two thatched houses and to a neighbouring field which contained cattle.