Eltisley: Large Fire In Field

Residents of a South Cambridgeshire village were warned to keep doors and windows closed, due to a large fire in a field.

Around 40 firefighters were called to tackle flames in a field at Caxton End, Eltisley.

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters are dealing with a fire, which is affecting an area of about 10 acres, with 200sqm of standing crops. 

They are tackling the fire using hose reels and beaters. 

As there is a plume of smoke coming from the fire, members of the public who are nearby are being urged to stay inside and to keep their windows and doors closed as a precautionary measure."

The fire was extinguished by 6pm.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service say the fire was accidental, and broke out in machinery.

Picture from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Matt Wilkinson

1pm - 4pm

Email the show

Text 82122

Matt Wilkinson

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart Cambridgeshire on Twitter