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Firecrews fight huge Copford field fire
7:22pm Sunday 9th September 2012 in News
FIRECREWS are fighting a huge field fire.
Hedgerows and fields covering 50 hectares are alight at Mascotts Farm, School Road, Copford.
Firefighters from Colchester, Tiptree , Witham, Manningtree, Halstead, Wickford and Basildon are attempting to extinguish the fire which started at 3.30pm today.
A specialist off road Pinzgauer is also being used.