Second field fire in Lavant

Firefighters are responding to the second field fire in Chilgrove Road, Lavant, in two days.

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 5:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 5:44 pm

Three fire engines were sent to reports of a fire at a standing crop in Chilgrove Road, Lavant at 2.40pm today.

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue service confirmed the fire has been contained to two bales and two square metres of field.

He added: “A damping down operation is now taking place, and is currently being scaled down to one engine and a light 4x4 tender vehicle.”