Fire destroys Letchworth crops

Crops went up in flames last night (Thursday) as fire took hold in a farmer’s field in Letchworth.

The fire service scrambled three crews to a field by Hillbrow Park shortly before 7.15pm where they tackled 50 square metres of blazing crops.

The fire was declared out at 7.45pm.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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