Newmarket: Hedge and tree fire put out by fire brigade

At least four fire engines were called to the scene in Hazel Shrub, Bentley, following reports of th

At least four fire engines were called to the scene in Hazel Shrub, Bentley, following reports of the blaze at 7pm. - Credit: Archant

Fire crews have battled a blaze thought to have been started deliberately.

It happened in Rowley Drive, Newmarket at around 5.08pm today.

One appliance from Newmarket was sent after receiving calls saying the hedgerow at the rear of a property was alight

Crews discovered that conifer trees, debris and a garden shed were also involved when they arrived at the address.

One hosereel was used to put out the fire by 5.43pm.