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PHOTOS: Field fire in Boxted

Burnt Dick Hill, Boxted
02/08/2022 @ 13:15
Incident Number: 174501
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 1 x Wivenhoe, 1 x Hadleigh (Suffolk)


We were called to Burnt Dick Hill, Boxted at 1:15pm.

On arrival, crews confirmed there was a field fire involving approximately 50 acres of straw.

Firefighters used hose reels and beaters to extinguish the fire by 3:08pm.

Three hectares of standing crop was affected.

The cause of the fire is unknown but not being treated as suspicious.

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