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Field fire - Dogsthorpe - Peterborough

On Tuesday (30) at 3.16pm, crews from Dogsthorpe, Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade, and a crew and the turntable ladder from Stanground were called to a field fire on Francis Gardens, Dogsthorpe.

Crews arrived to find a field with an area of standing crop well alight, and a second fire alongside the Parkway. Firefighters used a hose reel and an aqua pack to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate. Crews returned to their stations by 6pm.