Crops and combine harvester destroyed by fire

Five acres of crops and a combine harvester were destroyed by fire. Picture: Eddie Howland
Five acres of crops and a combine harvester were destroyed by fire. Picture: Eddie Howland

Five acres of crops and a combine harvester were destroyed by a fire near Cuckfield this afternoon.

Four fire engines were sent to deal with the blaze, as well as land rovers, according to a West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service spokesman.

Land rovers were called to the blaze. Picture: Eddie Howland

Land rovers were called to the blaze. Picture: Eddie Howland

Firefighters were called at 12.40pm to deal with a fire in Brook Lane, which has now been put out.

The fire service believes the blaze was started accidentally and no injuries were reported.

Emergency services at the scene of the blaze. Picture: Eddie Howland

Emergency services at the scene of the blaze. Picture: Eddie Howland