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Fire in the open – Over - South Cambs

At 7.03pm on Sunday (1) one crew from Sawtry, two crews from Cambridge, one crew from Chatteris and a water carrier from Ramsey were called to a fire on Chain Road in Over.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a field involving a baler, stubble and cut straw.

The extinguished the using hose reels and returned to their stations by 10pm.

Some areas were allowed to burn out under supervision of the farmer.

The cause of the fire was accidental.