Three fire crews called to Petworth

THREE fire crews were called to Petworth on Saturday (August 16).

Firefighters from Midhurst, Petworth and Storrington were called to Kingspit Lane in Petworth just before 5pm following reports five hectares of standing crop were alight.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue service say the fire may have been started deliberately.

A farmer provided assistance at the scene using a tractor, and crews left the incident ad made it safe by 6pm.