Crop fire in Kings Ripton

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue appliance. Picture: Steve Williams.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue appliance. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Fire-fighters have been called to a crop fire in a field near Kings Ripton.

Two crews from Huntingdon, one crew from Whittlesey, and one crew from St Neots and a water carrier from Bedfordshire were called to a combine harvest and crop fire in a field near the B1090.

Crews arrived at around 3pm this afternoon to find approximately 10 acres of crop stubble alight.

Fire-fighters are currently working in sections to extinguish the fire and Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue service has said that ‘good’ progress is being made.


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