Field fire spotted from road

FIREFIGHTERS were called to extinguish a fire in a field after flames were spotted from a slip road near Copdock.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to extinguish a fire in a field after flames were spotted from a slip road near Copdock.

A crew from Princes Street station were alerted shortly after 1pm to the fire which had spread across 20 metres of grass.

Beaters and a water jet were used to fight the flames, which were under control by 1.30pm.