Fire crews tackle field fire in Pulborough

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Fire crews from four stations across West Sussex rushed to help when a field fire broke out in Pulborough.

The blaze erupted in a field off Old Rectory Lane, near St Mary’s Church on July 10.

A spokesperson for West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service revealed details of the fire - which happened shortly before 10.15 am - today.

He said: “Crews from Worthing, Horsham, Billingshurst and Littlehampton attended the scene.

“Upon arrival they found an area approximately 40 sq m alight. They used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire, with the last crew leaving the scene by 11.07am.”