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Field Fire

Tye Rd, Elmstead Market
25/08/2019 @ 14:31
Incident Number: 107448
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 2 x Clacton, 1 x Weeley, 1 x Brightlingsea, 1 x Wivenhoe, 1 x Coggeshall


Crews were called to the scene of a field fire.

On arrival firefighters reported that the fire was affecting around 10 acres of standing corn.

Firefighters are used hose reels, backpack sprayers and beaters to contain the fire and stop it spreading. 

At 5pm crews confirmed that the fire had been extinguished and stayed at the scene for some time to ensure it was safe. 

The cause has been recorded as accidental.

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