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Fire crews tackle Newton St Cyres blaze

Thought to be accidental

Fire crews have been tackling a major blaze in Newton St Cyres.

It started at around 4pm on Thursday 4 August. When the initial appliances arrived, they immediately called for extra resources because of the extent of the fire.

The fire involved 2 fields covering approximately 100 acres of standing wheat - 20% of which was damaged.

The cause of the blaze is thought to be accidental.

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