Bircotes: Fire crews tackle blazing field

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Firefighters from Worksop and Harworth spent more than three hours tackling a blaze which ripped across a farmer’s field in Bircotes.

A field of cut straw was ablaze, with blustery winds causing the flames to spread.

A spokesman for Notts Fire Service said that no-one had been injured in the incident, the cause of which is thought to be deliberate.

Nearby roads were closed as a safety precaution during the incident.