Firefighters tackle field blaze near Hitchin

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in a field alongside the A505 near Hitchin last night. The fire was reported at 7.50pm and is believed to have been started by burning rubbish. Emergency services from Luton and Ampthill extinguished the fire using water carry

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in a field alongside the A505 near Hitchin last night.

The fire was reported at 7.50pm and is believed to have been started by burning rubbish. Emergency services from Luton and Ampthill extinguished the fire using water carrying back backs and beaters.