Frating: Fire engulfing 12 acres of barley crop tackled

Trailer fire closes road

Trailer fire closes road - Credit: Archant

A blaze which engulfed 12 acres of barley crop was tackled by firefighters today.

Four fire engines were needed to douse the flames at Great Bentley Road, Frating in north-east Essex at around 11.40am.

The inferno was extinguished by 12.25pm.