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FIREFIGHTERS CALLED TO LARGE FIELD FIRE

fieldfirecranmore_001UPDATED: Firefighters are this afternoon attending a large field fire near to Ningwood.

The blaze, which is said to be covering a large area of around 100x100m, is understood to be situated near to Cranmore Avenue between Shalfleet and Yarmouth.

Two pumping appliances and a water carrier have been called to the scene.

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fieldfirecranmore_002UPDATE @ 15:10 – Two pumping appliances from Yarmouth and Freshwater alongside a water carrier from Freshwater have attended the scene in a field off of Cranmore Avenue.

Crews have successfully contained and extinguished the fire, which has charred a section of field.

Appliances are now leaving the scene and returning to station.

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