Fire in the open - March - Fenland

At 9.58pm on Saturday (20) a crew from Chatteris was called to a fire in the open in Meadowlands, March.

A large quantity of rubbish and trees in a field were well alight, in close proximity to crops and straw. Firefighters used jets and hose reels to extinguish the fire and returned to their station by 1.15am.

A crew has returned regularly to check for hotspots and dampen down.

The cause of the fire was accidental.