Multiple crews battle field fire in Norfolk village

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Dozens of firefighters have been called to a blaze in Merton, Norfolk - Credit: Archant

Firefighters are currently tackling a large field blaze in Norfolk.

Six fire engines and a water carrier were called to reports of a fire in Home Farm Lane in Merton, near Watton, at about 1pm on Friday (July 29).

Crews are tackling the blaze which started in a stubble field using hose reels and beaters.

Appliances from Thetford, Attleborough, Watton, Hingham, Dereham and a water carrier from Hethersett are at the scene.

As of 3pm, a Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman confirmed the incident was ongoing.