Field fire in Ladbroke battled by firefighters

Part of the field on fire in Ladbroke. Photo: Southam Fire Station
Part of the field on fire in Ladbroke. Photo: Southam Fire Station

A fire in a field in Ladbroke had to be put out by firefighters yesterday afternoon (Tuesday August 21).

Warwickshire Fire Service were called to the fire at Church Road at 3.15pm. Around 500 square metres of grassland was burning.

Crews were sent to the fire at 3.15pm on Tuesday August 21

Crews were sent to the fire at 3.15pm on Tuesday August 21

One crew from Southam was initially alerted. When they arrived, they immediately called for three further appliances, which were sent from Gaydon, Leamington and Rugby.

Crews used beaters, hose reels and main jets to extinguish the fire after around 45 minutes.

Four crews battled the fire for 45 minutes

Four crews battled the fire for 45 minutes