Fire service fights 60-acre field blaze near Downham Market

The fire service are fighting a blaze in a field at Barton Bendish, near Downham Market.

The fire service are fighting a blaze in a field at Barton Bendish, near Downham Market. - Credit: Google

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a field in the Barton Bendish area, near Downham Market, today.

Appliances from Kings Lynn, Outwell and Watton along with the water carrier from Fakenham attended the field fire at which approximately 60 acres of stubble and standing crop were burning.

Crews used hose reel jets and backpack sprayers to extinguish the blaze.


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