Fire in the open - Southorpe - Peterborough

Crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground were called to a fire in the open in Main Street, Southorpe.

About 10 bales of hay were alight in a field measuring 200m by 200m and lots of smoke was issuing. The crews called for assistance from a fire engine and Stamford, Lincs, also attended.

Firefighters used hose reels and beaters to extinguish the fire and crews returned their station by 7.40pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.