Stubble field fire - Great Wilbraham - South Cambs

At 8.39pm on Monday (10) crews from Cambridge, Cottenham and Newmarket (Suffolk) were called to a stubble field fire in Mill Road, Great Wilbraham.

About 3 hectares of stubble field was well alight when crews arrived. They used hose reels, beaters and worked with the farmer to use machinery to extinguish the fire.

One lane of the A11 northbound was closed while crews tackled the incident owing to smoke.

Crews returned to their stations by 10.20pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.