Four crews put out field fire near Southwick Hill

Four fire engines were called to put out a field fire near Southwick Hill on Wednesday afternoon (August 8).

Friday, 10th August 2018, 4:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 8:20 pm
The field fire. Photo by Steven Edwards

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called at 4.52pm to a report of a fire in a field off Mile Oak Road, Portslade.

A baler was on fire, confirmed a spokesman from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, which was also called to the scene.

Resident Steven Edwards took these photos from the scene from the top of Southwick Hill.

The field fire. Photo by Steven Edwards

Four fire engines and two landrovers were sent to put the fire out, the spokesman said.

Crews left the scene at around 8.30pm.