Hay and stubble fire tackled

FIVE acres of burning stubble and hay bales kept firefighters busy in Suffolk today.

FIVE acres of burning stubble and hay bales kept firefighters busy in Suffolk today.

The blaze took hold off Barrow Hill in Acton, near Sudbury, at around 2.20pm.

Four crews from Melford, Sudbury, Nayland and Hadleigh spent about 45 minutes tackling the fire with hose reels and beaters.