Barham fire: Crews tackle blaze involving 45 acres of crops

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Fire in BarhamImage source, Leanne Webb
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The fire involved 45 acres of standing and cut crops, the fire service said

Firefighters tackled a blaze involving 45 acres of crops in Suffolk.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire on land off Church Lane in Barham, near Ipswich, at about 13:50 BST.

A spokeswoman for the service said six engines were at the scene and the blaze involved standing and cut crops.

Suffolk Police also attended the incident, but a spokeswoman for the force said the blaze had not affected nearby roads.

Image source, Leanne Webb
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Suffolk Police supported the fire service at the scene

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