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Fire crews were called out to tackle a tree on fire on land in Calveley, near Nantwich.

The incident happened 11:20am yesterday (March 29) on land off Nantwich Road, Calveley.

Cheshire Fire crews from Tarporley were called to a report of a fire in the open at a farm.

They found a rotten tree well alight as a result of controlled burning having spread to it.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Once the fire was out the area affected by it was damped down to make it safe, with temperatures monitored with a thermal imaging camera.

Firefighters were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.

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