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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Wheat Fire at Farm in Fisherwick

03/08/2011

Crews from Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock, Rugeley and Barton-under-Needwood are currently tackling a fire at a farm off Tamworth Road in Fisherwick.

A large area of standing wheat is well alight and specialist appliances including the water carrier and Landrover from Cannock have been sent to the incident in addition to four fire engines.

Firefighters are using hose reel jets, beaters and backpacks to tackle the fire. It is not yet known how the fire has started.