Chelmondiston hit by fourth field fire in two days

Fire crews are at the scene of a stubble field fire in East Bergholt (stock image) Picture: PAVEL KR

Fire crews are at the scene of a stubble field fire in East Bergholt (stock image) Picture: PAVEL KRICKA - Credit: Archant

Several crews were sent to the scene at Hill Farm Lane, Chelmondiston, where firefighters tackled a blaze covering five acres.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called at shortly after 4.10pm today to reports of a blaze near Chelmondiston, following a spate of field fires over the past few days.

A spokesperson for the service confirmed that five acres of standing crop were well alight.

A stop was called on the incident at shortly after 5pm.


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