Farmer helps firefighters tackle blaze near St Ives

FIREFIGHTERS were sent to a corn fire between St Ives and Abbots Ripton on Friday (September 21).

A crew from St Ives arrived at the fire affecting around five tonnes of corn, near the B1090, shortly after 4.35pm.

A farmer helped firefighters tackle the blaze using a teleporter. Crews were back at base by 7pm.

The cause of fire was accidental.

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