30 acres of crops damaged in combine harvester and field fire

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- Credit: Archant

Firefighters tackled a combine harvester on fire in Sunday (August 9).

Crews from Cambridge and Royston were sent to New Road, Great Chishill, just before 5.50pm after the combine and about 30 acres of crop caught alight.

The fire, which was caused accidentally by mechanical, was extinguished by 8.25pm.