Large out of control fire in Cuckfield field

Fire damaged a field in Cuckfield yesterday (Wednesday August 14).

Firefighters were called to the field, off Staplefield Road, and near a golf club, around 9.45pm.

The fire was large and out of control.

The surrounding area was dampened down and a fire beak created.

The blaze was allowed to burn out and firefighters left the scene just before 11pm.