Crop fire - Soham - East Cambs

Crews from Soham and Newmarket were called to a crop fire off the A142 in Soham.

An area measuring approximately 250m by 20m comprising of part standing crop and part cut crop was well alight. Three hose reels and beaters were used to extinguish the fire and crews returned to their stations by 7.55pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental, by electrical equipment.