Firefighters tackle straw and hedge fire in Pulam St Mary

A fire has been tackled in Pulham St Mary

A fire has been tackled in Pulham St Mary - Credit: Archant

Firefighters and a farmer have tackled a deliberately started blaze that involved 20 tonnes of straw and a hedge on fire in Pulham St Mary, near Diss.

The fire in Poppy's Lane was reported at 4.23pm and saw one fire engine from Long Stratton called out.

A fire service spokesman said 'Crews used hand appliances together with assistance from the farmer with a teleporter to extinguish the fire which had been deliberately ignited.'

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