News: 20 firefighters deployed to tackle large village blaze

News: 20 firefighters deployed to tackle large village blaze

Another Lincolnshire Highlights news story…

Firefighters have been battling through the night to bring a large field fire under control.

Four crews were deployed after a field in East Fen, New Leake in East Lindsey went up in flames at 4.45pm yesterday, Saturday, August 10.

The teams, which included two from Boston, one from Spilsby and another from Leverton, used beaters and one hose reel in a bid to prevent the fire from spreading.

The efforts last well into the night with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue posting an update at 6.14am this morning, Sunday.

 

In a tweet, it said: “Update for East Fen, New Leake . Fire damage to approximately four acres of Barley Crop within the field.

“Crews used three hose reels and eight beaters to extinguish.”

A cause has not yet been released.



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