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Fire in the open - Burwell - East Cambs

On Thursday (26) at 2.24pm, three crews from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket) were called to a fire in the open on Factory Road, Burwell.

Crews arrived to find approximately 20 meters of hedgerow and trees alight in a field. Firefighters worked with the farmer to extinguish the fire using buckets, an aqua pack and sprayer.

All crews returned to their station by 4pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.